Mary Evelyn O'Dowd

Brief Life History of Mary Evelyn

When Mary Evelyn O'Dowd was born on 7 September 1927, in Texas, United States, her father, Edmond Ignacious O'Dowd, was 25 and her mother, Christine Delphia Forrest, was 31. She lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 November 2018, at the age of 91, and was buried in Leming, Atascosa, Texas, United States.

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Mary Evelyn O'Dowd

Sources (9)

  • Mary E Pierce, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary Evelyn O'Dawd, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Mary Evelyn O'Dowd Pierce, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

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.

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Cathal, Clancy, Eamon, Eamonn, Padraig, Ronan.

Irish (Mayo and Sligo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda ‘descendant of Dubhda’ (see Dowd ).

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

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