Edgar Harold May

Male1 July 1924–18 June 2005

Brief Life History of Edgar Harold

When Edgar Harold May was born on 1 July 1924, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Lee L May, was 24 and his mother, Viola Hayden, was 26. He married Inez Center on 5 August 1944, in Craven, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cheviot, Green Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 2005, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Newtonsville, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Edgar Harold May
Inez Center
Marriage: 5 August 1944
Karen Lee May

Sources (12)

  • Edgar May in household of Viola May, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Harold May, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Ed H May, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1944Craven, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 5

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 23

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English male personal name May, a pet form of Matthew (see Mayhew ).

    English, Dutch, and German: from a personal name or nickname 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. In England, this name was possibly also a pet form of Mary or Margaret. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Denmark.

    English: nickname from Middle English mey, may ‘kinsman’.

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

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