Margaret Mary Hemenway

4 January 1930–30 November 2015 (Age 85)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Margaret Mary

When Margaret Mary Hemenway was born on 4 January 1930, in Minnesota, United States, her father, George Joseph Hemenway, was 27 and her mother, Eva Beryl Sanford, was 25. She died on 30 November 2015, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George Joseph Hemenway
Eva Beryl Sanford
Margaret Mary Hemenway
George Joseph Hemenway Jr.
Paul Sanford Hemenway

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 1

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 25

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hemingway .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Margaret Hemenway in household of George Hemenway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret M Hemenway in household of George J Hemenway, "United States Census, 1930"

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