Pearl Emily Pumala

22 March 1906–25 May 2001 (Age 95)
Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl Emily

When Pearl Emily Pumala was born on 22 March 1906, in Michigan, United States, her father, Matt Pumala, was 27 and her mother, Emily Pahkamaki, was 24. She married Peter Andrew Pertile on 22 June 1927, in Gogebic, Michigan, United States. She lived in Erwin Township, Gogebic, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Gogebic, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 25 May 2001, in Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Peter Andrew Pertile
Pearl Emily Pumala
Marriage: 22 June 1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1927Gogebic, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge
    Age 4
    The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Age 25
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    One of the group of names coined in the 19th century from words for precious and semi-precious stones. It has a longer history as a Jewish name, representing an Anglicized form of Yiddish Perle ( see also Peninnah ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (8)

    • Helmi E Puumala in household of Matt Puumala, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Pearl Emily Pumala, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
    • Pearl Pertile in household of Peter Pertile, "United States Census, 1930"

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