Mary Edith Wathen

1 December 1921–3 June 2014 (Age 92)
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary Edith

When Mary Edith Wathen was born on 1 December 1921, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, her father, Arthur Mitchell Wathen, was 22 and her mother, Mary Effie Lacey, was 19. She married Frederick Joseph Roehs Jr. on 5 July 1942, in Morehead Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. She lived in District 8, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1930 and District 4, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1940. She died on 3 June 2014, in Lewisburg, Union, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Frederick Joseph Roehs Jr.
Mary Edith Wathen
Marriage: 5 July 1942

Spouse and Children

5 July 1942
Morehead Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

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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.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 26

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddon, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Wathen in household of Author M Wathen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Wathery in household of Arthur Wathery, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Roehs in entry for Donald Gordon Or Poppy Wathen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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