Joan Warren

Brief Life History of Joan

When Joan Warren was born on 22 September 1865, in Hamilton, Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, Harrison William Warren, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Jane Gray, was 27.

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Harrison William Warren
1835–1920
Margaret Jane Gray
1838–1866
John Franklin Warren
1858–1946
Mary E. Harrison
1860–
Dicey Loretta Warren
1860–1930
Hattie Warren
1861–
Mary Ellen Warren
1864–1896
Malissa Jane Warren
1865–1870
Joan Warren
1865–

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    World Events (3)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Warin, Werin, a borrowing of ancient Germanic Warino, a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection, shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare Waring .

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil. This was the name of a major Norman family after the Conquest. In Ireland, this name has been Gaelicized as Bharain.

    Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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