Doris Mabel Raymond

28 September 1904–12 June 1983 (Age 78)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Doris Mabel

When Doris Mabel Raymond was born on 28 September 1904, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Oliver Tadeus Raymond, was 26 and her mother, Mabel Edith Thompson, was 21. She married Harvey Ricks on 15 August 1931. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 12 June 1983, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Ricks
Doris Mabel Raymond
Marriage: 15 August 1931
Thomas Ray Ricks

Spouse and Children

15 August 1931


Parents and Siblings

    Oliver Tadeus Raymond


    Mabel Edith Thompson





    Olive Raymond


    George Raymond


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 11

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

A name derived from the Old and Middle High German name Rammund, from "ram-mund," a strong man

Story Highlight

scent of lavender

Grandma Ricks kept dried lavender in many of her drawers. I remember her apartment always smelled lightly of lavender, and it is one of my favorite scents. She also always walked at a very brisk pace, …

Sources (3)

  • Doris Raymond in household of Oliver Raymond, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Doris M Ricks in household of Harvey C Ricks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris Ricks in entry for Harvey C Ricks, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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