Kerry Arlen Larkin

Male3 March 1939–10 June 2000

Brief Life History of Kerry Arlen

When Kerry Arlen Larkin was born on 3 March 1939, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, Laurence Calvin Larkin, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Effie McCall, was 30. He married Mary Adelaide Emler on 18 February 1961, in South Park, King, Washington, United States. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 1 years. He died on 10 June 2000, in King, Washington, United States, at the age of 61.

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Kerry Arlen Larkin
Mary Adelaide Emler
Marriage: 18 February 1961

Sources (7)

  • Kerry A Larkin, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Washington, Marriage Records, 1854 - 2013
  • Kerry A Larkin, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1961South Park, King, Washington, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind gusts came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.


    Age 2

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

    Age 17

    With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lar-, Lor-, both pet forms of Lawrence , formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce, cruel’. This Gaelic name was often regarded as an equivalent of English Lawrence .

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

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