Mary Catherine Fricker

1903–1998 (Age 95)
Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Fricker was born on 25 November 1903, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States, her father, William M. Fricker, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Ziegler, was 25. She married Orval Lee Durfee on 1 April 1922, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1910. She died on 28 December 1998, in Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg Township, Saline, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg Township, Saline, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Catherine Fricker
1903–1998
Orval Lee Durfee
1902–1987
Marriage: 1 April 1922
Freda Marie Durfee
1924–1994
Willie Durfee
1926–
Ethel L Durfee
1929–2012
John P Durfee
1931–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 April 1922
Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

  • Female1924–1994Female

  • Willie Durfee

    Male1926–Male

  • Female1929–2012Female

  • John P Durfee

    Male1931–Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 16

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1929

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English frik(i)en ‘to move briskly or nimbly’ (from Old English frician ‘to dance’).2 Swiss and German: variant of Frick 2.3 German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from the Frick valley in Baden.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Fricker in household of William Oglesby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Fricker in household of William M Fricker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May Durfee in household of Orval T Durfee, "United States Census, 1930"

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