Merle Oral Brody

Male5 February 1915–2 November 1979

Brief Life History of Merle Oral

When Merle Oral Brody was born on 5 February 1915, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, his father, Oral Kirby Brody, was 19 and his mother, Vada Ellen Gurwell, was 19. He married Myrle Walton on 21 November 1941, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bowmont, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 2 November 1979, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merle Oral Brody
Myrle Walton
Marriage: 21 November 1941
Michael Orel Brody

Sources (29)

  • Merle O Brody, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Merle Orel Brody, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Merle Oral Brody, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1941Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    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.


    Age 2

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


    Age 17

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Emanuel, Avrohom, Moshe, Gershon, Hyman, Isadore, Mendle, Chana, Eluzer, Feivel.

    Scottish: variant of Brodie .

    Hungarian (Bródy) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the many towns and cities in central and eastern Europe named with Slavic brod ‘fort’.

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

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