Marion Elva Sawyer

19 July 1904–7 December 1998 (Age 94)
Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Marion Elva

When Marion Elva Sawyer was born on 19 July 1904, in Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Frank Sawyer, was 25 and her mother, Elsie Maude Johnson, was 22. She married John Elmer Lockwood Jr on 26 October 1934, in Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Limington, York, Maine, United States in 1920 and East Sebago, Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 7 December 1998, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States.

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John Elmer Lockwood Jr
Marion Elva Sawyer
Marriage: 26 October 1934
Mary J Lockwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1934Sebago, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout
    Age 1
    In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    Age 25
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, from Middle English sauer(e), sauw(i)er, also sagh(i)er, sag(i)er ‘sawyer’, a derivative of Old English sagu ‘saw’.Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname, or translation into English of Jewish Seger or some other surname meaning ‘sawyer’, e.g. German Sager and Slovenian Žagar (see Zagar ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Marion E Lockwood in household of John E Lockwood, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Marion Sawyer in household of Frank C Sawyer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Marion E Sawyer, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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