Mary Jane Perdue

28 April 1929–29 November 1996 (Age 67)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Perdue was born on 28 April 1929, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, her father, Lester Eugene Perdue, was 27 and her mother, Beatrice Sutcliffe, was 23. She married Milton Sykes Upshaw on 28 November 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 29 November 1996, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Milton Sykes Upshaw
Mary Jane Perdue
Marriage: 28 November 1953

Spouse and Children

28 November 1953
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



    John Lester Perdue



World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 8

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

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

English and Irish: from Old French par Dieu ‘by God’, which was adopted in Middle English in a variety of more or less heavily altered forms. The surname represents a nickname from a favorite oath. According to MacLysaght, the surname in Ireland belonged to a French Protestant family who settled in County Cork.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Jane Perdue in household of Lester E Perdue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Jane Perdue, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Mary J Upshaw, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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