Pansey Leruey Detamore

7 November 1900–19 August 1985 (Age 84)
Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States

The Life of Pansey Leruey

When Pansey Leruey Detamore was born on 7 November 1900, in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States, her father, William Columbus Detamore, was 31 and her mother, Lucy Abigail Duncan, was 24. She married Chester Worth Caldwell on 19 August 1923, in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1930 and West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 19 August 1985, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Worth Caldwell
Pansey Leruey Detamore
Marriage: 19 August 1923
Wilfred Gene Caldwell
Madonna Mozell Caldwell

Spouse and Children

19 August 1923
Fairmount, Grant, Indiana, United States


    Wilfred Gene Caldwell


    Madonna Mozell Caldwell


Parents and Siblings

    William Columbus Detamore


    Lucy Abigail Duncan




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Dittmar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pansy F Caldwell in household of Chester W Caldwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pansy Caldwell in household of Chester Caldwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pansy Detamore in household of William Detamore, "United States Census, 1910"

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