Mildred Fern Weeks

8 December 1917–23 March 1995 (Age 77)
Forgan, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Mildred Fern

When Mildred Fern Weeks was born on 8 December 1917, in Forgan, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Harvey Oscar Weeks, was 36 and her mother, Myrta Ellen Schaffer, was 27. She lived in Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 23 March 1995, in Highlands, Florida, United States, at the age of 77.

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Fiedler
Mildred Fern Weeks
1917–1995

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1881–1966Male

    Myrta Ellen Schaffer

    Female1890–1919Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 21

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mildred Weeks in household of Harvey O Weeks, "United States Census, 1930"

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