Mary Evelyn Phelps

5 May 1906–8 June 1982 (Age 76)
Laingsburg, Michigan

The Life of Mary Evelyn

When Mary Evelyn Phelps was born on 5 May 1906, her father, Alfred Henry Phelps, was 42 and her mother, Gertrude Catherine Saxton, was 36. She married John Archer Walters on 7 November 1925, in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. She lived in Sciota Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 June 1982, at the age of 76.

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John Archer Walters
Mary Evelyn Phelps
Marriage: 7 November 1925

Spouse and Children

7 November 1925
Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Gertrude Catherine Saxton




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 4

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary E Phelps in household of Henry Phelps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Phelps in household of M A Hairland, "United States Census, 1920"

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