John Raymond Marsden

8 April 1910–29 July 1987 (Age 77)
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Raymond

When John Raymond Marsden was born on 8 April 1910, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Thomas Marsden, was 26 and his mother, Hattie M Fell, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Ruth McConnell. He died on 29 July 1987, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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John Raymond Marsden
Ruth McConnell
Barry Paul Marsden

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ ( see Mark 2) + denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1), i.e. a valley forming a natural boundary.

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

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  • John R Marsden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John R Marsden in household of John T Marsden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John R Marsden in household of John T Marsden, "United States Census, 1910"

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