Lura Marie Simpson

1 March 1947–1 April 2010 (Age 63)
Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lura Marie

When Lura Marie Simpson was born on 1 March 1947, in Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, her father, Robert Roy Simpson, was 34 and her mother, Lura Houston, was 35. She lived in Bay Lake, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States in 2010. She died on 1 April 2010, in Brainerd, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Robert Roy Simpson
1912–1991
Lura Houston
1912–1994
Lura Marie Simpson
1947–2010

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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    Lura Marie Simpson

    Female1947–2010Female

World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 2

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 17

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lura Marie Metsa, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lura Marie Simpson, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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