Oran Vernal Parks

1918–1991 (Age 73)
Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States

The Life of Oran Vernal

When Oran Vernal Parks was born on 14 June 1918, in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States, his father, Morris Jack Vestal Parks, was 27 and his mother, Mae Ledbetter, was 19. He had at least 1 daughter with Mildred P Collier. He died on 2 November 1991, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Oran Vernal Parks
Mildred P Collier
Marriage: August 1967
Carolyn Parks Bagwell

Spouse & Children

  • Male1918–1991Male

  • Mildred P Collier


August 1967
San Bernardino, California, United States


  • Carolyn Parks Bagwell


Parents & Siblings

  • Morris Jack Vestal Parks


  • Female1899–1999Female



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Oran V Parks in household of Morris Parks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oran V Parks in household of Morris M Parks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oran Vernel Parks, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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