Peggy M. Berry

25 May 1901–24 January 1951 (Age 49)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Peggy M.

Peggy M. Berry was born on 25 May 1901, in Missouri, United States as the daughter of Berry. She died on 24 January 1951, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49.

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Thomas Hampton Reeder
1889–1981
Peggy M. Berry
1901–1951

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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 3

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peggy M Reeder in household of Thomas H Reeder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Peggie M Reeder, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Peggie M Reeder, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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