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.
Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Andre, Camille, Jacques, Lucien, Armand, Francois, Emile, Fernand, Gilles, Laurier, Marcel.
English and French: from the Norman personal name Raimund or Raimond, from ancient Germanic Raginmund, composed of the elements ragin ‘advice, counsel’ + mund ‘protection’. Compare Ramo and Raymo .
Americanized form of Italian Raimondo and German Raimund, cognates of 1 above. Compare Raimond .
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, …