Thelma Estelle Mountjoy

28 August 1925–17 April 2009 (Age 83)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Thelma Estelle

When Thelma Estelle Mountjoy was born on 28 August 1925, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, her father, Henry A. Mountjoy, was 28 and her mother, Pearl C. Actoin, was 22. She married Mahlon E. Rossman in 1955. She lived in Police Precinct 11, District of Columbia, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 2009, in College Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Meyer Cemetery, Benner Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mahlon E. Rossman
Thelma Estelle Mountjoy
Marriage: 1955

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    Henry A. Mountjoy


    Pearl C. Actoin




World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · The Bonus Army

Age 7

"On June 7, 1932, the ""Bonus Army"", a group of 43,000 people including veterans, their families, and other groups marched on Washington D.C. Their demand was that the veterans got paid their share for their service during WWI. As they marched, they were attacked on the command of General MacArthur."
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montjoie in La Manche, France, named with Old French mont ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ ( see Mont ) + joie ‘joy’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thelma E Mouetjoy in household of Henry A Mouetjoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Mountjoy in household of Henry Mountjoy, "United States Census, 1930"

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