Donald George Marple

8 May 1897–16 March 1971 (Age 73)
Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Donald George

When Donald George Marple was born on 8 May 1897, in Knox, Ohio, United States, his father, George Lorin Marple, was 35 and his mother, Alice Elben, was 26. He married Ulva Irene Switzer on 20 October 1919, in Knox, Ohio, United States. He lived in Morris Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Wayne Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 16 March 1971, in Fredericktown, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Forest Cemetery, Fredericktown, Knox, Ohio, United States.

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Donald George Marple
Florence Maxine Leedy
Marriage: 11 May 1922

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  • Marriage
    11 May 1922Knox, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 7
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    Age 20
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, which derives from Old English (ge)mǣre ‘boundary, border’ + pyll ‘tidal creek, pool’.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Donald Marple, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Donald G Marple, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Donald G. Marple, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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