Raymond Frederick Arnold

August 1887–25 May 1968 (Age 80)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Raymond Frederick

When Raymond Frederick Arnold was born in August 1887, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Arnold, was 44 and his mother, Catherine Slider, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Bessie Leah Fols. He lived in Hanover Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Slocum, Slocum Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 May 1968, in Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Frederick Arnold
Bessie Leah Fols
Mary Arline Arnold
Clara Elizabeth Arnold
Alverta C Arnold
Ella Beatrice Arnold
Elwood E. Arnold

Spouse and Children




    Clara Elizabeth Arnold


    Alverta C Arnold


    Ella Beatrice Arnold


    Elwood E. Arnold


Parents and Siblings

    William Arnold


    Catherine Slider




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond F Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Raymond Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy F Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"

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