Mary Louise List

6 April 1912–23 February 2005 (Age 92)
Bracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Louise

When Mary Louise List was born on 6 April 1912, in Bracken, Kentucky, United States, her father, Daniel Frederick List, was 39 and her mother, Josephine Argus, was 37. She lived in Chatham, Bracken, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 February 2005, in Brooksville, Bracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Brooksville Knights Of Pythias Cemetery, Brooksville, Bracken, Kentucky, United States.

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George Allen Lewis
Mary Louise List

Spouse and Children

    George Allen Lewis



Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Frederick List






    John Argus List


    Mary Catherine List



    Rose Annette List


World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 14

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: nickname for someone who was wise and knowledgeable, from Middle High German list, Dutch list ‘wisdom’, ‘ingenuity’.2 Dutch: habitational name from Ter List, the name being derived from the plant lis ‘iris’, ‘flag’.3 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Liszt, a metonymic occupational name for a miller, from liszt ‘flour’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Louise List in household of Dan List, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L List in household of Daniel F List, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Louise List Lewis in entry for John Allen Lewis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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