Mildred Terpening

24 April 1904–17 December 1989 (Age 85)
Decatur, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Mildred

When Mildred Terpening was born on 24 April 1904, in Decatur, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Jay Walter Terpenning, was 27 and her mother, Lilley Keyser, was 19. She lived in Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 17 December 1989, at the age of 85.

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Jay Walter Terpenning
Lilley Keyser
Paul Wallace Terpening
Mildred Terpening
Edith Terpening
Walter Ira Terpenning
Walter Stanley Terpenning

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 13

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a coin, Middle Dutch penninc (cognate with English penny, German Pfennig).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mildred Terpening in household of Jay Terpening, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mildred Terpening, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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