Mae Collier

21 September 1900–5 January 1995 (Age 94)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mae

When Mae Collier was born on 21 September 1900, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Silas S Collier, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Jane Pelfrey, was 26. She married Franklin Bryan Moneyhun in 1920, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Appalachia, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 5 January 1995, in Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Bryan Moneyhun
Mae Collier
Marriage: 1920
Frank Bryan Moneyhun
James Edgar Moneyhun

Spouse and Children

    Franklin Bryan Moneyhun



Wise, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Jane Pelfrey





    Walter R Collier


    Janie Collier


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 4

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 26

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mae Moneyhun in household of Frank Moneyhun, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mae Moneyhun in entry for Franklyn B Moneyhun Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mae Eliz Collier in entry for James Edgar Moneyhun and Blanche Lucille Williams, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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