Margaret Sarah Peachey

24 January 1914–after May 1969 (Age 55)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Margaret Sarah

When Margaret Sarah Peachey was born on 24 January 1914, in Iowa, United States, her father, John Edward Peachey Jr., was 34 and her mother, Henrietta Mae McGregor, was 32. She died after May 1969, in Corning, Tehama, California, United States, at the age of 55.

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Francis Earl Foresman
1909–
Margaret Sarah Peachey
1914–1969

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 3

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1929

Age 15

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

1 Swiss German: probably an altered form of Swiss Büchi. However, in The Mennonite Encyclopedia Bitsche (or Bitschi) is proposed as the origin. See also Beachy .2 English: variant of Peach .

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

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  • Margaret S Peachey in household of John E Peachey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Margaret Peachey, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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