Marvin Dellinger

21 August 1914–21 August 1996 (Age 82)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Marvin

When Marvin Dellinger was born on 21 August 1914, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Mantonia Dellinger, was 55 and his mother, Gertrude Selena Mumaw, was 24. He married Algie Lee Showman on 24 July 1935, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States. He lived in Ashby Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 August 1996, at the age of 82.

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Marvin Dellinger
Algie Lee Showman
Marriage: 24 July 1935

Spouse and Children

24 July 1935
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Sgt. Marshall Pershing Dellinger


    Ruby May Dellinger


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 3

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Delling .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marvin Dellenger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marvin T Dellinger in household of Gertie S Dellinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marvin T Dellinger in household of Mantonia Dellinger, "United States Census, 1920"

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