Marion Marie Allen

1942–2007 (Age 65)
St. Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Marion Marie

Marion Marie Allen was born on 20 April 1942, in St. Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. She married Harry Victor Wrath on 2 April 1982. She died on 10 October 2007, at the age of 65, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Marie Allen
1942–2007
Harry Victor Wrath
1932–1992
Marriage: 2 April 1982

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1982

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 12

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1960

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marion M Wrath, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Marion M Wrath, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Marion M. Wrath, "Find A Grave Index"

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