Mary Lou Peterson

11 April 1936–24 August 2017 (Age 81)
Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Lou

When Mary Lou Peterson was born on 11 April 1936, in Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States, her father, LeRoy E Peterson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Gladys Bates, was 27. She died on 24 August 2017, in Henderson, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Donald Ray Damoth
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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 1
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Age 5
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 22
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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  • Mary Lou Peterson in household of Leroy E Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Lou NULL Damoth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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