Laurie Ann Friend

10 February 1983–13 August 1987 (Age 4)
Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Laurie Ann

Laurie Ann Friend was born on 10 February 1983. She died on 13 August 1987, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 4.

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World Events (3)

1984

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1986

Age 3

Space shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after take off from Cape Canaveral. All seven crew members are killed. Manned space flights are suspended until September 1988.
1987 · Clovis Points Discovered

Age 4

Clovis points were discovered in East Wenatchee, Washington. They are thin, projectiles, created using a hand axe for percussion flaking.They were found by accident by Mark Mickels and a farmworker Moises Aguirre Calzada. When the point was first found they were mistaken for tools that had been left behind by other farmers. The excavation of the land became controversial because they were found on land that belonged to Clovis Paleo-Indians or protected land.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle English frend ‘friend’ (Old English frēond). In the Middle Ages the term was also used to denote a relative or kinsman, and the surname may also have been acquired by someone who belonged to the family of someone who was a more important figure in the community.2 American translation of Jewish and German Freund .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Laurie Ann Friend - Government record: Social Security record: birth-name: Laurie Ann Friend

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