Louisa Mary Figley

6 July 1897–December 1985 (Age 88)
Tiffin Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa Mary

When Louisa Mary Figley was born on 6 July 1897, in Tiffin Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States, her father, Scott Simon Figley, was 39 and her mother, Juliette "Julia" Hatfield, was 36. She married William Henry Penrod on 24 June 1913, in Defiance, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Noble Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Rome Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died in December 1985, at the age of 88.

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William Henry Penrod
Louisa Mary Figley
Marriage: 24 June 1913
Nathan B. Penrod
William F. Penrod
Herbert D. Penrod
Hellen Jean Penrod

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1913Defiance, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 6
    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
    Age 23
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Figle or Fiegle, variants of Fiegel .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Louisa Mary Figley, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Marie Penrod in household of William Penrod, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Marie Figley in entry for Nathan B Penrod and Rose M Marzullo, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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