Louetta Myrtle Walraven

10 April 1897–19 September 1980 (Age 83)
Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Louetta Myrtle

When Louetta Myrtle Walraven was born on 10 April 1897, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, John Firm Walraven, was 38 and her mother, Estella Richardson, was 23. She lived in Comanche, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 19 September 1980, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Firm Walraven
1859–1932
Estella Richardson
1873–1905
Virgle Walraven
1892–1976
Johnnie Louis Walraven
1893–1968
Claudie Churchville Walraven
1895–1992
Louetta Myrtle Walraven
1897–1980
Curry Walraven
1898–1901
Shirley Irene Walraven
1901–1990
Issiac Firm Walraven
1903–1990
Daughter Walraven.
1904–2002
Willie Audrey Walraven
1905–2002

Parents and Siblings

    John Firm Walraven

    Male1859–1932Male

    Estella Richardson

    Female1873–1905Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Walravan, a personal name composed of the elements wal ‘battlefield’ + hraban ‘raven’. The personal name was popular among knights and patricians of the Lower Rhine and Upper Swabian region, where the family name is still common. This name is also found in England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Loretta M Walraven in household of John F Walraven, "United States Census, 1900"

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