Lynn Laverne Heyer

19 October 1903–15 October 1954 (Age 51)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lynn Laverne

When Lynn Laverne Heyer was born on 19 October 1903, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Heyer, was 33 and his mother, Llewellyn Virginia Pope, was 28. He married Bertha Clara Bunke on 28 April 1929, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 15 October 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in California, United States.

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Lynn Laverne Heyer
Bertha Clara Bunke
Marriage: 28 April 1929

Spouse and Children

28 April 1929
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Ayer 1.2 German: occupational name for a grower or reaper of grass for hay, from Middle High German höu ‘grass’, ‘hay’ + the agent suffix -er.3 German: variant spelling of Heier 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lynne Heyer in household of Thomas J Heyer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lynn Laverne Heyer, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Lynn Laverne Heyer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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