Mary Denney

Female22 November 1913–13 November 1998

Brief Life History 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 Sinclair 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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Robert Sinclair Boydston
Mary Denney
Marriage: 16 October 1937

Sources (7)

  • Mary V Denney in household of John M Denney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Denney, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Robert Sinclair Boydston in entry for Robert Sinclair Boydston, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1937Platte, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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.


    Age 4

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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: variant of Denny .

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

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