Mary Esther Wynn

5 February 1896–26 April 1976 (Age 80)
Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Esther

When Mary Esther Wynn was born on 5 February 1896, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, her father, George Benjamin Mclellan Wynn, was 31 and her mother, Cora Esther Straight, was 21. She married Leo J Ricks on 5 July 1916. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 April 1976, in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cypress, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo J Ricks
Mary Esther Wynn
Marriage: 5 July 1916
Grace Ricks
Glen LaVere Ricks
Forest Wynn Ricks
Jack Wynn Ricks

Spouse and Children

5 July 1916
St Anthony, Fremont, Idaho


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The First National Bank of Rexburg

Age 9

In 1905, the First National Banking Company opened to address the rising demand for centralized support of local commerce. It was later named the 1st National Bank of Rexburg. The bank provided loans on homes that were used for farming, among other services.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name and byname Wine meaning ‘friend’, in part a short form of various compound names with this first element.2 Welsh: variant of Gwynn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary W Ricks in household of Leo J Ricks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Ricks in household of Leo Ricks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Wynn in household of George B Wynn, "United States Census, 1910"

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