Russyl Lorenzo JEPPESEN

Male8 March 1918–19 April 2009

Brief Life History of Russyl Lorenzo

When Russyl Lorenzo JEPPESEN was born on 8 March 1918, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Lorenzo Rasmus Jeppesen, was 19 and his mother, Ethlyn Joy Secrist, was 17. He married Burchell Lavona MCMICHAEL on 14 April 1945, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. He lived in Sidney, Richland, Montana, United States in 1930 and Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 2009. He died on 19 April 2009, in Williamsport, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 91.

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Russyl Lorenzo JEPPESEN
Burchell Lavona MCMICHAEL
Marriage: 14 April 1945

Sources (25)

  • Russel Lorenzo Jeppson in household of Lorenzo Jeppson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Russyl Lorenzo Jeppesen, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Russyl L. Jeppesen in household of Lorenzo R. Jeppesen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1945Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

    Age 1

    Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 24

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Ejner, Jeppe, Jorgen, Karsten.

    Danish: patronymic from Jeppe, a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob ).

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

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