Marion Jeanette Derrick

1924–2005 (Age 80)
Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States

The Life of Marion Jeanette

When Marion Jeanette Derrick was born on 28 September 1924, in Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States, her father, Irving Lee Derrick, was 23 and her mother, Magaret Jane Tremblay, was 18. She married Gaylen Gorden Bierbower on 7 August 1943, in King, Washington, United States. She died on 8 March 2005, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 80.

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Marion Jeanette Derrick
Gaylen Gorden Bierbower
Marriage: 7 August 1943

Spouse & Children

7 August 1943
King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 16

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

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

1 English and Dutch: from the personal name Derrick (now more commonly spelled Derek in England, earlier Dederick), which was introduced to England in the 15th century, from Dutch Diederick, Dirck ( see Terry ).2 Irish: an English introduction of the same origin as 1, but occasionally a variant of Derrig .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marion Derrick in household of R P Tremblay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion J Derrick in household of Edward C Gangewer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion J Derrick, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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