Orval Awalt Durm

12 May 1925–17 March 2008 (Age 82)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Orval Awalt

Orval Awalt Durm was born on 12 May 1925, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. He died on 17 March 2008, in Lynchburg, Moore, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Orval Awalt? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Orval Awalt Durm
1925–2008
Oma Lee Gore Durm
1928–2014

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1927
Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929
Age 4
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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built
Age 6
In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Name Meaning

Variant of German Turm, a topographic name for someone who lived by a tower, Middle High German turm.

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

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Orval Awalt.

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.