Merle Albert Mook

19 August 1909–26 August 1983 (Age 74)
Waco, York, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Merle Albert

When Merle Albert Mook was born on 19 August 1909, in Waco, York, Nebraska, United States, his father, Simon C. Mook, was 23 and his mother, Emily Amelia Bristol, was 34. He married Carolyn Ellen Johnson on 14 November 1937, in Cozad, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. In 1940, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as farmer in Stockton Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. He died on 26 August 1983, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Merle Albert Mook
Carolyn Ellen Johnson
Marriage: 14 November 1937

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act
Age 1
This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
Age 20
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Shortened of Dutch van Mook, a habitational name from a place called Mook, in Dutch Limburg.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Merle Moore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Merle A Mook in household of Simon C Mook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Merle A Mook in household of Simon C Mook, "United States Census, 1920"

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