Lida E. Verplank

11 October 1933–5 April 2010 (Age 76)
Palmer, Merrick, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lida E.

When Lida E. Verplank was born on 11 October 1933, in Palmer, Merrick, Nebraska, United States, her father, George Verplank, was 30 and her mother, Ella Freeland, was 27. She lived in Grand Island, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 2010. She died on 5 April 2010, in Central City, Merrick, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 76.

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 11

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: reduced form of van der Planken, a topographic name for someone who lived near a foot bridge, from Middle Dutch plan(c)ke ‘plank’, ‘board’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, as for example Ter Planken in Lampernisse, West Flanders.2 Altered form, under Dutch influence of the French Huguenot name Blanck or Blanque (‘the white one’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ms Lida E Friedrichsen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lida Friedrichsen in entry for Allen L Verplank, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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