Blaine Ray Jemmett

6 July 1927–16 November 1989 (Age 62)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Blaine Ray

When Blaine Ray Jemmett was born on 6 July 1927, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Fredrick George Jemmett, was 37 and his mother, Anna Alberta Christensen, was 34. He married Nita Joyce Greenwood on 19 November 1949, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Heppner, Morrow, Oregon, United States in 1998 and Lexington, Morrow, Oregon, United States in 2000. He died on 16 November 1989, in Hermiston, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hermiston Cemetery, Hermiston, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blaine Ray Jemmett
Nita Joyce Greenwood
Marriage: 19 November 1949
Nita VoyAnn Jemmett

Spouse and Children

19 November 1949
Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1930 · Idaho City Building is built

Age 3

Construction on this historic building started in 1929 and wrapped up in 1930. It was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 due to its unique design.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jemmett, from a pet form of Jem, a short form of James .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blain Ray Jemmett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Blaine Ray Jemmett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Blain Ray Jemmett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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