Mary Marie Detwiler

Female15 November 1918–19 October 1997

Brief Life History of Mary Marie

When Mary Marie Detwiler was born on 15 November 1918, in Strongstown, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Sylvester Weston Detweiler, was 40 and her mother, Minnie Pearl Stewart, was 38. She married Jay George Johnson on 24 November 1969, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. She lived in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Blacklick Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 19 October 1997, in Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Nanty-Glo, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Stephen G. Kaza
Mary Marie Detwiler
Robert George Kaza

Sources (10)

  • Mary Detwiler in household of Sylvester Detwiler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Marie Detwiler Kaza, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Mary Marie Detwiler Kaza/Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of Detweiler , a surname of Swiss German and South German origin.

History: This is one of the two most common American variants of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family (see Dettweiler ).

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

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