Kenneth S Melanson

Brief Life History of Kenneth S

When Kenneth S Melanson was born in 1922, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Orman Melanson, was 27 and his mother, Augusta M Soucy, was 29. He lived in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930.

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Joseph Orman Melanson
Augusta M Soucy
Orman Melanson Jr
Lester Napoleon Melanson
Loretta Rosalie Melanson
Kenneth S Melanson
Doris S Melanson

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  • Kenneth S Melanson in household of Orman J Melanson, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

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

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Alcide, Andre, Normand, Alphee, Alphonse, Amedee, Antoine, Arsene, Benoit, Eloi, Euclide.

Breton (Mélanson; mainly Finistère): nickname from an altered form of French mélasson ‘clumsy’. This surname is very rare in France. Compare Malonson , Melancon , and Melonson .

History: The American Melansons are descendants of Pierre Melanson dit Laverdure from France, who arrived with his English wife in Acadia in 1657, via England. His descendants also bear altered forms of the surname, most commonly Melançon (Melancon), but also Lancon, Malonson, and Melonson.

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

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