Myrl Leona Tarr

Brief Life History of Myrl Leona

Myrl Leona Tarr was born on 23 April 1901, in Clearwater, Antelope, Nebraska, United States. She married Harvey Buckels on 7 April 1928, in Fleming, Logan, Colorado, United States. She lived in Logan, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Washington, Colorado, United States in 1935. She died on 11 March 1985, in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States.

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Harvey Buckels
Myrl Leona Tarr
Marriage: 7 April 1928

Sources (8)

  • Myrl L Buckels, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Myrl Tarr, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Myrl Buckels, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon and Somerset): habitational name from Tarr in Hawkridge, or Tarr in Lydeard Saint Lawrence (both in Somerset). The placenames may derive from Old English torr ‘rock, rocky peak’, though this cannot be certain as early forms of the placenames have not been found.

English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English tar(re) ‘tar’ (Old English teoru), for someone who worked with tar, such as a person who tarred ships to keep them watertight.

Possibly also an altered form of German Tharr, unexplained.

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

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