Mary Done

18 December 1918–18 April 2007 (Age 88)
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Done was born on 18 December 1918, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Franklin Done, was 35 and her mother, Anne Elizabeth Sellers, was 29. She married William Arthur Curtis on 22 September 1939. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. She died on 18 April 2007, in Bloomington, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hayward, Alameda, California, United States.

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William Arthur Curtis
Mary Done
Marriage: 22 September 1939
William Arthur Curtis Jr

Spouse and Children

22 September 1939


    William Arthur Curtis Jr


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 5

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (Cheshire): possibly a variant spelling of Dunn .

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

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Story Highlight

Picking Blackberries at Grandma and Grandpa's House

Grandma and Grandpa lived on a large piece of property on the west side of Hayward, California. Grandpa used to run a wrecking yard, and their house sat on the same piece of property. During the righ …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Done in household of Joseph F Done, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Mary Dome in household of Joseph F Dome, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary D Curtis in household of Arthur W Curtis, "United States Census, 1940"

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