Mayme Repp

5 October 1879–11 September 1964 (Age 84)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mayme

When Mayme Repp was born on 5 October 1879, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Frank Rapp, was 37 and her mother, Mary Denzer, was 32. She married George Wellinghurst on 21 February 1928. She died on 11 September 1964, at the age of 84.

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George Wellinghurst
Mayme Repp
Marriage: 21 February 1928

Spouse and Children

21 February 1928

Parents and Siblings



    Frank Repp


    Charles Repp



    Catherine Repp



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 2

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Eastern German: from Slavic repa ‘turnip’, applied as a nickname for someone who was slow-witted or as a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of turnips.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a ropemaker, from Middle Low German rēp, rep ‘rope’.

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

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  • Mayme Rapp Wallinghurst in entry for George Wellinghurst, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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