Mary Elizabeth Graham

12 January 1912–10 April 1990 (Age 78)
Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Graham was born on 12 January 1912, in Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States, her father, George William Graham, was 31 and her mother, Jane Elizabeth Floyd, was 28. She married Wayne Clarence Barger on 23 December 1929, in Silver City, Grant, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lamy, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 20 Indian School, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 10 April 1990, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Wayne Clarence Barger
Mary Elizabeth Graham
Marriage: 23 December 1929
Clarence Graham Barger
Donald Wayne Barger

Spouse and Children

23 December 1929
Silver City, Grant, New Mexico, United States


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 2

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Graham in household of George W Graham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Barger in household of W C Barger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Elizabeth Barga in household of Geo Wm Graham, "United States Census, 1940"

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