Mary Burton McKEAN

10 July 1903–18 October 1949 (Age 46)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Burton

When Mary Burton McKEAN was born on 10 July 1903, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Coulter McKean, was 34 and her mother, Willie Imogene Ogden, was 33. She married James Caldwell Crowdus about 1923. She died on 18 October 1949, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 46.

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James Caldwell Crowdus
Mary Burton McKEAN
Marriage: about 1923

Spouse and Children

    James Caldwell Crowdus



about 1923

Parents and Siblings



    Marguerite Kearney McKean



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

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

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain ‘son of Ian’, a Gaelic form of John .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary B Mckean in household of Joseph C Mckean, "United States Census, 1920"

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