John Sanderson DuMont

Male5 October 1919–9 May 2005

Brief Life History of John Sanderson

When John Sanderson DuMont was born on 5 October 1919, in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Horatio Sanderson DuMont, was 33 and his mother, Leila Atkinson Washburn, was 35. He died on 9 May 2005, at the age of 85.

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Horatio Sanderson DuMont
Leila Atkinson Washburn
William Washburn Du Mont
John Sanderson DuMont

Sources (4)

  • John S Dumont in household of Horatio S Dumont, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Du Mont Sanderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John S Dumont in household of Horatio S Dumont, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Normand, Andre, Emile, Donat, Julien, Lucien, Marcel, Michel, Pierre, Gilles, Laurent.

French and Walloon: topographic name for someone ‘from the mountain’, from (Old) French mont ‘mountain’ (see Mont ), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’; or a habitational name for someone from Le Mont, the name of several places in various parts of France and in Belgium (Wallonia). Compare Demont and Dumond .

History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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