Edward Peter Azukas

9 September 1915–18 July 2013 (Age 97)
Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Peter

When Edward Peter Azukas was born on 9 September 1915, in Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jonas Azukas, was 29 and his mother, Anna Valincius, was 19. He married Victoria Florence Roman on 29 May 1946. He lived in Edwardsville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 18 July 2013, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Peter Azukas
Victoria Florence Roman
Marriage: 29 May 1946

Spouse and Children

29 May 1946

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 6

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Lithuanian:1. nickname from zukas ‘white rabbit’. 2. reduced form of Žukauskas ( see Zukauskas ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Undying love

When Grandma Victoria died, Grandpa Azukas began spending the night at his daughter, June's house. He had a bed in the room beside the stairs, what used to be the family room. He would go to the senio …

Sources (3)

  • Edward Arukos in household of John Arukos, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Azukas in household of John Azukas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Azukas, "United States Census, 1940"

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