Juanita Ida Machlan

5 November 1913–17 November 2011 (Age 98)
Muscatine Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States

The Life of Juanita Ida

When Juanita Ida Machlan was born on 5 November 1913, in Muscatine Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, her father, John William Machlan, was 31 and her mother, Hazel Mae Sattehwaite, was 23. She had at least 2 sons with Kenneth Dolsen Phelps Sr. She died on 17 November 2011, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Dolsen Phelps Sr
Juanita Ida Machlan
Kenneth Dewayne Phelps Jr
Donald Gene Phelps

Spouse and Children



    Kenneth Dewayne Phelps Jr


    Donald Gene Phelps


Parents and Siblings



    Blanche Marie Machlou


    Atala Alberta Machlan


    Francis F Machlan



    Clarence George Macklan


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Czech (Macháň) and Slovak: from a derivative of the personal name Mach ( see Mach 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Juanita Macklin in household of John Macklin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Juanita Phelps in household of Kenneth Phelps, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Juanita Machlan in household of Ida Satterthwaite, "United States Census, 1930"

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