Margaret Jean Stanson

16 August 1914–17 January 1994 (Age 79)
Morgan, South Fayette Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Jean

When Margaret Jean Stanson was born on 16 August 1914, in Morgan, South Fayette Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Francis D. Stanson, was 31 and her mother, Magdalen Pocecuvcute, was 17. She died on 17 January 1994, in her hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Francis D. Stanson
1883–1940
Magdalen Pocecuvcute
1897–1959
Joseph Louis Stanson
1911–1983
Mary (Mamie) A. Stanson
1913–1935
Margaret Jean Stanson
1914–1994
Frank Theodore Stanson
1918–1987
Veronica Sophia (Sylvia) Stanson
1923–2016

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Steven .2 English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Steintune, later as Steineston, from the Old Norse personal name Steinn (meaning ‘stone’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.3 Variant of Steenson 2.

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

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