Laverne Jeanette Trappe

2 August 1919–20 April 1987 (Age 67)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Laverne Jeanette

Laverne Jeanette Trappe was born on 2 August 1919, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States as the daughter of John Trappe. She married Ralph Dean Wilson on 23 June 1934, in Nameoki Township, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 20 April 1987, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Dean Wilson
Laverne Jeanette Trappe
Marriage: 23 June 1934
Floyd Wilson
Delores Wilson
Gloria Jean Wilson
Paul Wilson
Gary Frances Wilson

Spouse and Children

23 June 1934
Nameoki Township, Madison, Illinois, United States


    Floyd Wilson


    Delores Wilson


    Gloria Jean Wilson


    Paul Wilson



Parents and Siblings

    John Trappe




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 6

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Variant of English and German Trapp .

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

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Story Highlight

La- Verne Jeannett Trappe

My grandma was the world to me. I loved being around her. My favorite story is when my son Terry was learning to walk and my grandma was standing at the stove cooking and Terry crawled over to her a …

Sources (1)

  • La Verne Crosser in household of Roscoe Crosser, "United States Census, 1930"

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