Edith Mae McCullough

30 March 1920–16 May 2009 (Age 89)
Mountain, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edith Mae

When Edith Mae McCullough was born on 30 March 1920, in Mountain, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Weaver McCullough, was 39 and her mother, Ida Alda Meredith, was 34. She lived in Clay Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 May 2009, in Belmont, Pleasants, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States.

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Marshall Doak
Edith Mae McCullough

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    Mary Virginia McCullough




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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Irish (especially Ulster): Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Cú Uladh, a patronymic from Cú Uladh ‘hound of Ulster’. Compare McNally , which is from Mac Con Uladh, genitive form of the same name. It has sometimes been erroneously associated with Gaelic cullach ‘wild boar’, and some families in County Sligo have translated it into English as Boar.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edith Mccullough in household of Sam Mccullough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edythe McCullough Doak, "Find A Grave Index"

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