Lillian Barnam

30 August 1904–20 April 1994 (Age 89)
Ceresco, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Barnam was born on 30 August 1904, in Ceresco, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, Edward L. Barnam, was 21 and her mother, Edith May Weaver, was 15. She married Paul Norris Rupright on 1 June 1935, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. She lived in Coldwater, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1994, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Paul Norris Rupright
Lillian Barnam
Marriage: 1 June 1935

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1 June 1935
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 25

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

Polish (Barnaś): from a derivative of the personal name Biernat, Polish form of Bernhard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian Barnum in household of Charles L Kup, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lilian Rupright in household of Paul Rupright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian Rupright, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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