Raymond Melvin Arnold Sr

7 January 1926–17 January 1979 (Age 53)
Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Raymond Melvin

When Raymond Melvin Arnold Sr was born on 7 January 1926, in Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Moses Arnold, was 29 and his mother, Delia C. Hawley, was 25. He married Margaret Adell Weaver in June 1946, in Oberlin, Swatara Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Swatara, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Swatara Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 17 January 1979, in Oberlin, Swatara Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Melvin Arnold Sr
1926–1979
Margaret Adell Weaver
1930–1984
Marriage: June 1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
June 1946
Oberlin, Swatara Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Moses Arnold

    Male1896–1968Male

    Delia C. Hawley

    Female1901–Female

siblings

(7)

    Evelyn Arletta Arnold

    Female1918–Female

    Leon D. Arnold

    Male1920–Male

    Charles Lee Arnold

    Male1922–Male

    Male1926–1979Male

    Male1926–1976Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 3

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.
1941

Age 15

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ray M Arnold in household of David M Arnold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Arnold in household of David Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Melvin Arnold, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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