Ralph William Partridge Jr

Brief Life History of Ralph William

When Ralph William Partridge Jr was born on 4 December 1922, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ralph William Partridge, was 25 and his mother, Helen Dodge Lane, was 23. He married Laurette Helene Leclerc on 23 November 1944, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 7 March 2010, in Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ralph William Partridge Jr
Laurette Helene Leclerc
Marriage: 23 November 1944

Sources (12)

  • Ralph W Partridge, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Partridge, "Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924"
  • Ralph W. Partridge, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

1925 · Palmer's Cove Yatch Club Formed

The Palmer's Cove Yacht Club was formed by Salem resident Arthur Dumas. In 1934 is was finally established as a club.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English partriche, pertriche, partrige, partrick, patrich ‘partridge’ (Old French pertriz, Anglo-Norman French partriz), either a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of the bird or a nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to it. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 17th century. In North America, this surname has probably absorbed some cases of other European surnames with the same meaning, e.g. Italian Pernice .

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

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