Mary Devries (1894 - 1978)

Mary Devries
1894 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Devries was born on February 5, 1894. She died in February 1978 at 83 years old. We know that Mary Devries had been residing in Madison Heights, Oakland County, Michigan 48071.


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Mary Devries passed away in February 1978 at age 83. She was born on February 5, 1894. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Devries had been residing in Madison Heights, Oakland County, Michigan 48071.
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In 1894, in the year that Mary Devries was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1912, she was 18 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1920, by the time she was 26 years old, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1961, by the time she was 67 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1978, in the year of Mary Devries's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Feb 22, 1905 - Nov 19, 1989
Aug 11, 1921 - April 1980
Dec 12, 1933 - Feb 21, 2011
Sep 16, 1921 - Mar 31, 2009
Jan 6, 1938 - December 1983
Mar 14, 1895 - April 1963
Sep 17, 1907 - Mar 20, 2000
Dec 13, 1917 - February 1973
Mar 5, 1930 - Dec 28, 2008

Other DeVrieses

Jun 5, 1919 - Nov 5, 1988
Mar 23, 1915 - Nov 26, 1998
May 21, 1920 - Jun 24, 2004
Oct 19, 1918 - Jan 24, 2006
Feb 25, 1916 - September 1992
Sep 8, 1889 - March 1971
May 7, 1904 - Jun 25, 1998
May 6, 1922 - Nov 9, 2008
Aug 21, 1885 - October 1962
Dec 1, 1903 - Feb 24, 2001
Jul 13, 1901 - August 1995
Mar 22, 1919 - Jul 7, 2010
Oct 12, 1883 - February 1965
Feb 16, 1919 - Jul 15, 2000
Sep 4, 1931 - December 1973
Sep 22, 1930 - Nov 28, 2006
Oct 10, 1934 - Feb 15, 1997
Nov 11, 1924 - Oct 20, 1998
Mar 28, 1909 - April 1972
Aug 22, 1915 - Jan 10, 2005

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Feb 22, 1921 - Feb 6, 1997
May 15, 1921 - Oct 6, 1995
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Jan 5, 1909 - July 1974
Apr 6, 1890 - July 1980
Jul 24, 1917 - Dec 22, 2001
Jun 9, 1918 - Feb 12, 2000
Apr 6, 1917 - Jun 30, 2008
Jan 30, 1898 - Apr 2, 1989
Aug 21, 1919 - Jun 15, 2007
Feb 22, 1915 - Jun 9, 1989
Apr 8, 1917 - Mar 25, 2003
Nov 18, 1916 - Nov 1, 1997
Feb 2, 1898 - April 1994
Mar 17, 1920 - Nov 13, 1999
Jun 23, 1908 - June 1977
Feb 25, 1921 - Aug 13, 1994
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