Jerald "Jerry" R. Duke

Male12 May 1925–26 November 2007

Brief Life History of Jerald "Jerry" R.

When Jerald "Jerry" R. Duke was born on 12 May 1925, in Crossett, Ashley, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Duke, was 46 and his mother, Luna May Hilliard, was 29. He married Frankie Jean Baldwin on 19 November 1948, in Oak Ridge, Anderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Glenwood, Pike, Arkansas, United States for about 5 years and Forester, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 November 2007, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Jerald "Jerry" R. Duke
Frankie Jean Baldwin
Marriage: 19 November 1948
Pamela Duke Hill

Sources (11)

  • Jerry Duke in household of John Duke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J R Duke, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jerald R Duke, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1948Oak Ridge, Anderson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1930: Scott, Arkansas, United States

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 22

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English duk(ke), duck, doke, dook ‘duck’ (Old English dūce), either from a perceived resemblance (perhaps a waddling gait) or from association with wild fowling. Compare Duck , Drake .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Duk or Duke. In northern England this is usually a pet form of Marmaduke. It may alternatively be a survival of one or more Old English personal names, though it is uncertain whether they were still current in the period of surname formation. Old English Ducc(a) is attested in placenames like Duxford (Cambridgeshire) and Duckington (Cheshire), and was perhaps interchangeable with Docc, attested in Doxey (Staffordshire) and Doxford (Northumberland). Duke could also represent Old English Deowuc (as in Deuxhill, Shropshire). A surname from Marmaduke is on record until at least 1881 and derives from the personal name Marmaduke, apparently an Anglo-Norman French pronunciation of Old Irish Maolmaedóc ‘devotee of Maedóc’; see Duckett .

    Americanized form of Polish Duk: nickname from dukać ‘to stammer or falter’.

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

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