Alta May Irwin

20 October 1874–1 April 1948 (Age 73)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Alta May

When Alta May Irwin was born on 20 October 1874, in Illinois, United States, her father, David Wilson Irwin, was 23 and her mother, Cynthia J Watson, was 23. She married Perry Green Tuttle on 3 October 1900, in Akron, Washington, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in New Castle, Garfield, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 9 East New Castle, Garfield, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 1 April 1948, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perry Green Tuttle
Alta May Irwin
Marriage: 3 October 1900
George William Tuttle
Mary Grace Tuttle
Ethel May Tuttle
Edna Elinor Tuttle

Spouse and Children

3 October 1900
Akron, Washington, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Wilson Irwin


    Cynthia J Watson




    George Irwin



    John Henry Irwin


    William Francis Irwin


    Emma Pearl Irwin


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Irvin .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Irwyn, Erwyn, or Everwyn, Old English Eoforwine, composed of the elements eofor ‘wild boar’ + wine ‘friend’.3 From the Welsh personal name Urien ( see Uren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alta Tuttle in household of Perry Tuttle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta M Tuttle in household of Pery G Tuttle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alta M Irwin in household of D W Irwin, "United States Census, 1900"

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