Marion Frances Worcester

4 October 1910–October 1981 (Age 70)
Ireton, Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Marion Frances

When Marion Frances Worcester was born on 4 October 1910, in Ireton, Sioux, Iowa, United States, her father, Victor Emanuel Worcester, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Kathryn Hardacre, was 27. She married Michael Elmer Johnson about 1931, in Iowa, United States. She lived in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Washington Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died in October 1981, in Ireton, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Craig, Plymouth, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Elmer Johnson
Marion Frances Worcester
Marriage: about 1931

Spouse and Children

about 1931
Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Charles Worcester


    Ida Worcester


    Emma Worcester


    George Worcester


    Herbert Worcester


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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 Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Worcester, named from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) + a British tribal name of uncertain origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Marian Worcester in household of Victor Worcester, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maria F Worcester in household of Victor E Worcester, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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