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
1918–1991
Mildred P Collier
1915–1994
Marriage: August 1967
Carolyn Parks Bagwell
1943–1991

Spouse & Children

  • Male1918–1991Male

  • Mildred P Collier

    Female1915–1994Female

MARRIAGE
August 1967
San Bernardino, California, United States
children

(1)

  • Carolyn Parks Bagwell

    Female1943–1991Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Morris Jack Vestal Parks

    Male1890–1967Male

  • Female1899–1999Female

siblings

(1)

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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.
1941

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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