Mary Aunella Cely

25 January 1917–12 September 1994 (Age 77)
Anderson, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Aunella

When Mary Aunella Cely was born on 25 January 1917, in Anderson, Texas, United States, her father, Homer Mills Cely Sr, was 31 and her mother, Aunella Mable Braly, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with James Alexander Martin. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Terrell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 September 1994, in Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Val Verde, Texas, United States.

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James Alexander Martin
Mary Aunella Cely
Marilyn Martin

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a short form of the personal name Michele, Italian equivalent of Michael .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Nell Martin in household of Jimmie Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kitty Wade Cely in household of Homer M Cely, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Nell Cely in household of Homer M Cely, "United States Census, 1930"

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