Mary Marksbury (1911 - 1974)

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Mary Marksbury
1911 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Marksbury was born on March 2, 1911. She died in September 1974 at 63 years of age. We know that Mary Marksbury had been residing in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.


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Mary Marksbury died in September 1974 at age 63. She was born on March 2, 1911. We are unaware of information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Marksbury had been residing in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.
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In 1911, in the year that Mary Marksbury was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1939, she was 28 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1949, by the time she was 38 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1952, when she was 41 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1974, in the year of Mary Marksbury's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Annie Marksbury
Sep 19, 1894 - March 1981
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Ruth Marksbury
Feb 1, 1894 - June 1983
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Ernest Marksbury
Apr 2, 1944 - November 1981
Dudley Marksbury
May 22, 1920 - September 1969
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Charlie Marksbury
May 12, 1902 - May 1979
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Gladys E Marksbury
Aug 18, 1924 - May 7, 2007
Mount Washington, KY
Ben A Marksbury
Jul 24, 1904 - August 1989
Shelbyville, KY
Shirley Marksbury
Mar 11, 1926 - May 1983
Carlos E Marksbury
Apr 1, 1947 - Oct 11, 2009
Winchester, KY
Margaret Marksbury
Nov 14, 1914 - April 1983
Shelbyville, Kentucky
George Marksbury
Jan 1, 1877 - Jun 15, 1966
Williamstown, KY
James C Marksbury
Mar 4, 1925 - Aug 2, 2003
Springfield, KY
Russell Marksbury
Jul 17, 1919 - August 1988
Bardstown, KY
John S Marksbury
Mar 17, 1882 - Aug 15, 1966
Williamstown, KY
Danny G Marksbury
Aug 29, 1949 - Jul 7, 2003
Salisbury, NC
Mary Marksbury
Mar 11, 1946 - Feb 11, 2010
Cincinnati, Ohio
Pauline Marksbury
Dec 11, 1893 - April 1973
Lexington, Kentucky
Betty J Marksbury
May 31, 1932 - Mar 11, 1998
Taylorsville, KY
Sammie Marksbury
Aug 14, 1905 - November 1984
Owenton, Kentucky
Davis L Marksbury
Mar 23, 1934 - Feb 18, 2001
Lexington, KY

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Springfield, Kentucky
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Elk Horn, KY
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Pleasureville, Kentucky
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Lawrenceburg, KY
Johnny L Thornton
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Harrodsburg, KY
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Nov 2, 1883 - April 1981
Campbellsville, Kentucky
Samuel T Murphy
Jul 20, 1937 - Sep 2, 2010
Frankfort, KY
Jerry T Miller
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