Martha Wanda Packer

23 December 1911–8 September 1960 (Age 48)
Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Martha Wanda

When Martha Wanda Packer was born on 23 December 1911, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Amos Erastus Packer, was 45 and her mother, Lillian Melvina Curtis, was 35. She married Arnold Andrew Dankworth on 12 March 1929. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Graham, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 2, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 8 September 1960, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arnold Andrew Dankworth
1908–1995
Martha Wanda Packer
1911–1960
Marriage: 12 March 1929
Fay Ola Dankworth
1930–2000
Veris Kay Dankworth
1934–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1929
children

(2)

    Female1930–2000Female

    Veris Kay Dankworth

    Female1934–2021Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1927

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a wool-packer, from an agent derivative of Middle English pack(en) ‘to pack’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha W Packer in household of Amos Packer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Martha Wanda Bankuf Packer in household of Amos E Packer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Martha Wanda Packer in household of Amos E Packer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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