Joseph G Truhn

Male2 February 1912–8 September 1972

Brief Life History of Joseph G

When Joseph G Truhn was born on 2 February 1912, in Michigan, United States, his father, John Charles Truhn, was 36 and his mother, Mirtie Lewis, was 32. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Fern H Foster. He lived in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1972, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Marble Park Cemetery, Milan, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph G Truhn
Fern H Foster
Barbara F Truhn
Douglas J Truhn
Douglas Joel Truhn
Duane Michael Truhn

Sources (7)

  • Joe Truher in household of John Truher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph G Truhn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Truhn, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.


Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Carlos, Jose, Raul.

Spanish (Truán): nickname from truhán ‘knave, joker’.

Cornish: perhaps a habitational name from Trewoon (Saint Mewan, Cornwall), which is pronounced in the appropriate way; or possibly from any of the places called Troon (in Breage, Camborne, and Phillack). The placenames are derived from Middle Cornish tre + goen (‘farm on the downs’).

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

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