Mary Rebecca Ramey

31 March 1887–10 August 1969 (Age 82)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Rebecca

When Mary Rebecca Ramey was born on 31 March 1887, in Missouri, United States, her father, Lyman L Ramey, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Ann Campbell, was 28. She married William Markum Denney about 1905, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1969, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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William Markum Denney
Mary Rebecca Ramey
Marriage: about 1905
Ulah Marie Denney
Howard W Denney
Roy Willard Denney
Marguerite O Denney
Kenneth Eugene Denney
Anna Alban Denney
Jesse William Denney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1905Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 7
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 17
    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.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 22
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Rémy (see Remy ).French: derivative of Old French ra(i)m ‘branch’ (from Latin ramus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area.History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed along with its original form Rémy in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors. Many of its bearers are descendants of Jacques Rémy, born c. 1630 in France, who by 1672 lived in Westmoreland County, VA, where he died in 1721.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Mary Denney in household of William Denney, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
    • Mary Rebecca Denney, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Mary R Ranuy in household of Leyman L Ranuy, "United States Census, 1900"

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