Mary Frances Settle

8 December 1929–30 April 2002 (Age 72)
Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Settle was born on 8 December 1929, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, her father, Leonard Edwin Settle, was 24 and her mother, Rosa Alice Eddleman, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Wilbur Thomas Leon. She lived in Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 30 April 2002, in Petersburg, Hale, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Petersburg, Hale, Texas, United States.

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Wilbur Thomas Leon
Mary Frances Settle
Margaret Anne Leon

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    Rosa Marie Settle



World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 20

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, so named from Old English setl ‘seat’, ‘dwelling’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Francis Settle in household of Leonard E Settle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary F Settle in household of Leonard E Settle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Frances Settle, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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