Flora Annie May

21 February 1880–1954 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Flora Annie

When Flora Annie May was born on 21 February 1880, in Indiana, United States, her father, William J May, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Jane Lowe, was 21. She lived in Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1954, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William J May
1855–1886
Nancy Jane Lowe
1858–1898
Flora Annie May
1880–1954
Charles Wesley May
1881–
George Clark May
1883–1926
Dora Alice May
1885–

Parents and Siblings

    William J May

    Male1855–1886Male

    Nancy Jane Lowe

    Female1858–1898Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1880–1954Female

    Charles Wesley May

    Male1881–Male

    George Clark May

    Male1883–1926Male

    Dora Alice May

    Female1885–Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Annie F May in household of William May, "United States Census, 1880"

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