Donna Worl

1894–1986 (Age 92)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Donna

When Donna Worl was born in 1894, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Worl, was 41 and her mother, Emma F. Smith, was 29. She married Raymond R. Rummel on 6 November 1913, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in New Castle, Henry Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Yorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1986, at the age of 92, and was buried in Westlawn, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Raymond R. Rummel
Donna Worl
Marriage: 6 November 1913
Doris Emmagene Rummel
Eugene W. Rummel
Lone W Rummel
Donna Margaret Rummel
Dianna M Rummel

Spouse and Children

6 November 1913
Wayne, Indiana, United States


    Doris Emmagene Rummel


    Eugene W. Rummel


    Lone W Rummel


    Donna Margaret Rummel


    Dianna M Rummel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 German (Wörl): variant of Wehrle .2 English: perhaps a habitational name for someone from Worle in Somerset, which is most probably named with Old English wōr ‘wood grouse’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Worl in household of William Worl, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Donna W Rummel in household of Raymond R Rummel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donna W Rummel in household of Raymond R Rummel, "United States Census, 1930"

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