Margaret Jeanette Elliott

1898–1976 (Age 78)
Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life of Margaret Jeanette

When Margaret Jeanette Elliott was born on 12 January 1898, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, her father, Joseph C. Elliot, was 26 and her mother, Grizelda Adelade Shepard or Shephard, was 24. She married John Frederick Umberger on 4 April 1936, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States. She died on 4 October 1976, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Margaret Jeanette Elliott
John Frederick Umberger
Marriage: 4 April 1936

Spouse & Children

4 April 1936
Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1871–1923Male

  • Grizelda Adelade Shepard or Shephard




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Janette E Umberger in household of John F Umberger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie J Elliott in household of Joseph C Elliott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jenette Elliott in household of Joseph C Elliott, "United States Census, 1910"

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