Mary Patricia Trefethen

1934–2011 (Age 77)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary Patricia

When Mary Patricia Trefethen was born on 30 March 1934, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Frank Horace Trefethen, was 26 and her mother, Helen Mary Strong, was 21. She married Roland Charles Keech on 20 August 1950, in New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States in 1940. She died on 4 April 2011, in Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Mary Patricia Trefethen
Roland Charles Keech
Marriage: 20 August 1950

Spouse & Children

20 August 1950
New Hampshire, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Horace Trefethen


  • Helen Mary Strong




World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

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.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 7

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Trefethen in household of Frank H Trefethen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Patricia Trefethen, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"

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