Phyllis Lorraine Ergenbright

24 May 1935–10 November 1987 (Age 52)
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

The Life of Phyllis Lorraine

When Phyllis Lorraine Ergenbright was born on 24 May 1935, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, her father, Neal Robert Horstman, was 12 and her mother, Nayda Bernice Ergenbright, was 16. She married Robert Verle Jarnagin on 7 June 1951, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States. She died on 10 November 1987, at the age of 52, and was buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Robert Verle Jarnagin
Phyllis Lorraine Ergenbright
Marriage: 7 June 1951

Spouse and Children

7 June 1951
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Neal Robert Horstman


    Nayda Bernice Ergenbright




World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 14

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Erkenbrecht, from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German erkan ‘pure’, ‘perfect’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

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  • Phyllis Lorraine Horstman Jarnagin, "Find A Grave Index"

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