Pearl A McVey

13 June 1891–April 1987 (Age 95)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Pearl A

When Pearl A McVey was born on 13 June 1891, in Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph M. McVey, was 29 and her mother, Ida May Hart, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Robert Herschel Seymour. She lived in Sheridan, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Hillsboro, Montgomery, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in April 1987, in Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Herschel Seymour
Pearl A McVey
Robert Merrill Seymour
Willa Joy Seymour
Mary Martha Seymour

Spouse and Children



    Robert Merrill Seymour


    Willa Joy Seymour


    Mary Martha Seymour


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph M. McVey


    Ida May Hart




    Willa McVey



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 15

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McBeth , from the aspirated Gaelic form Mac Bheatha.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl A Seymour in household of Robert H Seymour, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl A Seymour in household of Joseph M McVey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pearl Mcvey in household of J M Mcvey, "United States Census, 1900"

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