Mary Judy Sherrill

26 May 1943–22 January 1996 (Age 52)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Judy

When Mary Judy Sherrill was born on 26 May 1943, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Bart Sherrill, was 35 and her mother, Lenora E. Wright, was 23. She married Sanford Allen Dicken. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 22 January 1996, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Taylor, Kentucky, United States.

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Sanford Allen Dicken
Mary Judy Sherrill
Michelle Leigh Dicken
Allison Lane Dicken

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    Sanford Allen Dicken





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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 1

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 15

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. Compare Sherrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Judy Dicken in entry for Michelle Leigh Dicken, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mary J Shirrell in entry for Michelle Leigh Dicken, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"
  • Mary J Shirrell in entry for Michael Anthony Dicken, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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