LaRee Brown

21 December 1929–9 March 1981 (Age 51)
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of LaRee

When LaRee Brown was born on 21 December 1929, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, her father, Elvis Jackson Brown, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Alvira Hastings, was 29. She married Claude Henry Despain on 22 December 1955, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and World for about 20 years. She died on 9 March 1981, in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Henry Despain
1927–2016
LaRee Brown
1929–1981
Marriage: 22 December 1955
Claude LaMar DeSpain
1957–2008
Carl Jackson Despain
1963–2008
Calvin Despain
1964–1998
Clifford Dean Despain
1966–2009

Spouse and Children

    Claude Henry Despain

    Male1927–2016Male

    Female1929–1981Female

MARRIAGE
22 December 1955
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 15

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, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Story Highlight

Disappearance of Claude LaMar Despain

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance Missing Since: October 30, 2008 from Payette County, Idaho Classification: Endangered Missing Date of Birth: May 30, 1957 Age: 51 years old Height and Weight: …

Sources (3)

  • Laree Brown in household of Elvis Jackson Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laree Brown in household of Elvis Jackson Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laree Brown in household of Elvis Jackson Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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