Mary Louise Trefethen

1927–2001 (Age 73)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary Louise

When Mary Louise Trefethen was born on 9 March 1927, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Jack E Trefethen, was 24 and her mother, Agnes Pearl McAllister, was 23. She married Bernard Charles Hendricks on 3 August 1950, in Nansemond, Virginia, United States. She died on 20 January 2001, in Cedar Key, Levy, Florida, United States, at the age of 73.

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Mary Louise Trefethen
Bernard Charles Hendricks
Marriage: 3 August 1950

Spouse & Children

3 August 1950
Nansemond, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 14

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marry Trefethen in household of Vernon Mcalaster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Louise Trefethen, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Mary Trafathon in entry for George D Hendricks and Sharon Elise Bearden, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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