Mary Lee Mays

Female26 October 1922–13 February 2009

Brief Life History of Mary Lee

When Mary Lee Mays was born on 26 October 1922, in Jackson, Texas, United States, her father, Dewey William Mays, was 22 and her mother, Ruby Jane Gilmore, was 22. She lived in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States in 2009 and Bluntzer, Nueces, Texas, United States in 2009. She died on 13 February 2009, in Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewey William Mays
1899–1966
Ruby Jane Gilmore
1900–1997
Anna Belle Mays
1921–1993
Mary Lee Mays
1922–2009
Dewey William Mays Jr
1929–2009
Ruth Eleanor Mays
1936–2017

Sources (11)

  • Mary Lee Mays in household of Dewey W Mays, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Lee Mays, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Mary Lee Mays, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayes .

German: variant of Mais .

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Maijs.

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

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