Raymond William Jorgensen

19 April 1898–July 1980 (Age 82)
Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Raymond William

When Raymond William Jorgensen was born on 19 April 1898, in Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States, his father, Hans Christian Jorgensen, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Nancy Wisehart, was 35. He married Henrietta Sliekers on 27 October 1917, in Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States. He lived in Carlton Township, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Buckingham, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died in July 1980, in Tama, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States.

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Raymond William Jorgensen
Henrietta Sliekers
Marriage: 27 October 1917

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  • Marriage
    27 October 1917Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    Age 9
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    Age 22
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Ramond W Jorgensen, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
    • Raymond William Jorgensen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Raymon Jorgensen, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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