Donald Daniel Small

19 September 1924–13 April 2002 (Age 77)
Julien, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Donald Daniel

When Donald Daniel Small was born on 19 September 1924, in Julien, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, his father, Eugene J. Small, was 32 and his mother, Elverda E Rubel, was 21. He married Darlene Caroline Busch on 1 January 1947. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 April 2002, in Maquoketa, Jackson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Maquoketa, Jackson, Iowa, United States.

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Donald Daniel Small
Darlene Caroline Busch
Marriage: 1 January 1947
James Laverne Small

Spouse and Children


    Darlene Caroline Busch


1 January 1947


Parents and Siblings


    Elverda E Rubel




World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 2

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal ‘thin’, ‘narrow’.2 Translation of equivalents in other European languages, such as German Klein and Schmal , French Petit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald D Small in household of Gene Small, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Donald Small in household of Eugene Small, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Small in household of Eugene Small, "United States Census, 1940"

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