Mary Evelyn Perkins

14 May 1921–12 May 2010 (Age 88)
Lamesa, Dawson, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Evelyn

When Mary Evelyn Perkins was born on 14 May 1921, in Lamesa, Dawson, Texas, United States, her father, John William Perkins, was 43 and her mother, Nancy Naomi Gregg, was 31. She married Joel Lively Aldridge Jr. on 1 January 1942, in Texas, United States. She lived in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 12 May 2010, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Austin Memorial Park, Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Joel Lively Aldridge Jr.
Mary Evelyn Perkins
Marriage: 1 January 1942

Spouse and Children

1 January 1942
Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

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 Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.2 Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Peer, a Dutch form of Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Perkins in household of John W Perkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Evelyn Perkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mary Evelyn Perkins Aldridge in entry for Reverend Joel Lively Aldridge Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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