Lafe J Duerson

18 May 1922–23 March 1996 (Age 73)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lafe J

When Lafe J Duerson was born on 18 May 1922, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Lafayette Duerson, was 44 and his mother, Beulah Ann Finnell, was 39. He married Mary Marilyn Tracey on 30 June 1951. He lived in Magisterial District 7 Kirksville, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Ohio, United States in 1996. He died on 23 March 1996, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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Lafe J Duerson
Mary Marilyn Tracey
Marriage: 30 June 1951

Spouse and Children

30 June 1951
Hamilton, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 4

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 22

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of North German Dührssen or Dyrssen, a patronymic from an old personal name, from Old High German tiuri ‘dear’, ‘valuable’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lafe Duerson in household of Lafe Duerson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • L D Duerson in household of Lafe Duerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lafe J Duerson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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