Margaretta Bass

9 September 1883–15 July 1968 (Age 84)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Margaretta

When Margaretta Bass was born on 9 September 1883, in Indiana, United States, her father, William H Bass, was 43 and her mother, Lavinia Simpkins Brewer, was 42. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 July 1968, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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William H Bass
Lavinia Simpkins Brewer
Mark L Bass
Mary Alice Bass
Kate W Bass
Julia M. Bass
Jessie Florence Bass
Margaretta Bass

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 3
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 23
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French bas(se) ‘low’, ‘short’ (Latin bassus ‘thickset’; see Basso ), either a descriptive nickname for a short person or a status name meaning ‘of humble origin’, not necessarily with derogatory connotations.2 English: in some instances, from Middle English bace ‘bass’ (the fish), hence a nickname for a person supposedly resembling this fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller or fisherman.3 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Margretta Bass in household of Jessie F Bass, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaretta Bass in household of Mary A Bass, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margeretta Bass in household of William H Bass, "United States Census, 1910"

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