Mary Denney

22 November 1913–13 November 1998 (Age 85)
Platte, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Denney was born on 22 November 1913, in Platte, Missouri, United States, her father, John Milton Denney, was 43 and her mother, Anna M Wright, was 38. She married Robert Burr Boydston on 16 October 1937, in Platte, Missouri, United States. She lived in Hardin Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 13 November 1998, in Platte, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Burr Boydston
1913–1952
Mary Denney
1913–1998
Marriage: 16 October 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 October 1937
Platte, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Milton Denney

    Male1870–1931Male

    Female1875–1933Female

siblings

(5)

    Floyd Denney

    Male1897–Male

    Ervin Denney

    Male1899–Male

    Earl Raymond Denney

    Male1903–1994Male

    Female1911–1988Female

    Female1913–1998Female

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Denny .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary V Denney in household of John M Denney, "United States Census, 1920"

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