Melvin Maurell Weeks

1929–1988 (Age 59)
United States

The Life of Melvin Maurell

When Melvin Maurell Weeks was born in 1929, in United States, her father, John Witzell Weeks, was 36 and her mother, Della Lee Bishop, was 33. She died in 1988, in her hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

John Witzell Weeks
Della Lee Bishop
Arthur Tuerene Weeks
Melvin Maurell Weeks
Ruth Weeks
Eugene Weeks

Parents and Siblings

    John Witzell Weeks





    Arthur Tuerene Weeks



    Ruth Weeks


    Eugene Weeks


World Events (8)


Age 0

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.

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 16

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Maurell Weeks in household of John W Weeks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin Maurell Weeks, "Find A Grave Index"

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