Mildred I. Gordon

20 May 1920–26 May 2002 (Age 82)
Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mildred I.

When Mildred I. Gordon was born on 20 May 1920, in Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Milan Costella Gordon, was 22 and her mother, Edith Pearl Wallick, was 19. She married Earl Ralph Lahmers on 1 February 1942, in Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Dover Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 26 May 2002, in Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dover Burial Park, Parral, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Earl Ralph Lahmers
Mildred I. Gordon
Marriage: 1 February 1942

Spouse and Children

1 February 1942
Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Berwickshire (Borders), named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.2 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.3 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mag Mhuirneacháin, a patronymic from the personal name Muirneachán, a diminutive of muirneach ‘beloved’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Gordon in household of Milan Gordon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred I Gordon in household of Milan C Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred I. Gordon Lahmers, "Find A Grave Index"

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