Donald Wayne Abrams

1930–2005 (Age 75)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Donald Wayne

When Donald Wayne Abrams was born on 2 March 1930, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, William Earl Abrams, was 44 and his mother, Nellie Ione Moss, was 32. He married Carole Martha DePaepe in May 1948, in East Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States. He lived in Gordon, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 17 September 2005, in Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Donald Wayne Abrams
Carole Martha DePaepe
Marriage: May 1948

Spouse & Children

  • Male1930–2005Male

  • Carole Martha DePaepe


May 1948
East Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Phyllis Hope Abrams


  • Barbara Ruth Abrams


  • Male1930–2005Male

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 2

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

Age 20

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald Abrams in household of William E Abrams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald W Abrams in household of William E Abrams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Abrams in entry for Olive Evelyn Strong, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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