James Ray ARTRUP

1931–1986 (Age 55)
Edgar, Clay, Nebraska, United States

The Life of James Ray

When James Ray ARTRUP was born on 5 January 1931, in Edgar, Clay, Nebraska, United States, his father, James Paul Artrup, was 28 and his mother, Martha Grace Snyder, was 28. He lived in Marshall Township, Clay, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1986, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Fairfield, Clay, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Paul Artrup
Martha Grace Snyder
Ernest Edward Artrup
James Ray ARTRUP
James Paul ARTRUP Jr.

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 13

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 16

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ray Artrup in household of Paul Artrup, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Artrup, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • James Ray Artrup, "Find A Grave Index"

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