Joanne Palamara

23 June 1936–31 May 1996 (Age 59)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joanne

When Joanne Palamara was born on 23 June 1936, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Palamara, was 25 and her mother, Annette Palamara, was 23. She died on 31 May 1996, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 59.

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Gordon Ira Crowell
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World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 5

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Greek: occupational name for a sailor, from Greek palamaras ‘cable’, ‘mooring rope’. The Greek verb palamarein, Italian spalamare, means ‘to coat a ship's bottom with grease’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joan Palamara in household of Joseph Palamara, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joanne in entry for Mr Gordon I Crowell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Joanne Crowell, "Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003"

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