Mary Ann Rodeck

24 March 1924–4 April 2009 (Age 85)
Granite Falls, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Rodeck was born on 24 March 1924, in Granite Falls, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States, her father, Frank John Rodeck, was 24 and her mother, Agnes Alvilda Gullickson, was 23. She married James Thomas "Tom" Cheney on 26 July 1946, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Victoria, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1994. She died on 4 April 2009, in Plymouth, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States.

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James Thomas "Tom" Cheney
Mary Ann Rodeck
Marriage: 26 July 1946
John C Pylant

Spouse and Children

26 July 1946
Los Angeles, California, United States


    John C Pylant


Parents and Siblings




    Roderick John Rodeck


World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 7

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
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

German: habitational name from a place so named in Rhineland or a reduced form of Rodenbeck, a habitational name from places so named in Hesse, Rhineland, the Palatinate, and Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Rodeck, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Mary Ann Ahlness, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Mary Ann Ahlness, "Find A Grave Index"

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