Margaret Decourcy (1884 - 1969)

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Margaret Decourcy
1884 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Decourcy was born on December 25, 1884. She died in April 1969 at 84 years old. We know that Margaret Decourcy had been residing in South Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

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Margaret Decourcy passed away in April 1969 at age 84. She was born on December 25, 1884. We are unaware of information about Margaret's family or relationships. We know that Margaret Decourcy had been residing in South Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
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In 1884, in the year that Margaret Decourcy was born, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

In 1893, Margaret was merely 9 years old when a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1949, she was 65 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1957, when she was 73 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1969, in the year of Margaret Decourcy's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Jun 24, 1920 - May 30, 2011
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Nov 3, 1958 - Aug 4, 1996
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Sep 11, 1906 - Jan 11, 2002
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Jul 17, 1901 - Dec 2, 1987
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Jun 14, 1880 - June 1968
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Charles E Decourcy
Sep 13, 1949 - Dec 22, 1997
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Nov 19, 1952 - May 7, 2011
East Weymouth, MA
Robert T Decourcy
Dec 1, 1923 - Feb 28, 1989
Victoria Decourcy
Oct 22, 1903 - April 1976
South Yarmouth, MA
Patricia S Decourcy
Oct 13, 1934 - May 15, 2001
Norwood, MA
Valeria J Decourcy
May 21, 1923 - October 1994
Lynn, MA
Mary Decourcy
Oct 21, 1896 - October 1987
Silver Spring, MD
Timothy Decourcy
Feb 21, 1948 - Jun 17, 1999
Anna Decourcy
May 1, 1872 - November 1970
Woburn, MA
Thomas Decourcy
Jan 4, 1901 - February 1980
Jamaica Plain, MA
John Decourcy
Nov 9, 1915 - January 1974
Mary Decourcy
Dec 18, 1896 - August 1974
Jamaica Plain, MA
David H Decourcy
Oct 25, 1937 - Mar 13, 2011
Wakefield, MA

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