Elizabeth Mae Marsh

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Mae

When Elizabeth Mae Marsh was born on 20 June 1915, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Noble Atwood Marsh, was 32 and her mother, Eva I Shippee, was 33. She married Lawrence Collester Holcomb on 2 April 1940, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 12 November 2010, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in New Southwick Cemetery, Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Lawrence Collester Holcomb
1917–2004
Elizabeth Mae Marsh
1915–2010
Marriage: 2 April 1940

Sources (11)

  • May E Marsh in household of Noble H Marsh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mae E Holcomb, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mae E Marsh Holcomb in entry for Lawrence C Or Hokie Holcomb Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.

Americanized form of German Marsch .

Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

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