Elizabeth Jean Artz

1930–2012 (Age 81)
Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jean

When Elizabeth Jean Artz was born on 4 June 1930, in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Emory Artz, was 46 and her mother, Annie Adelia Richard, was 42. She married William McCune Mumaw on 29 June 1952, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Davis Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 2012, in Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Elizabeth Jean Artz
William McCune Mumaw
Marriage: 29 June 1952
William Edward Mumaw

Spouse & Children

29 June 1952
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States


  • William Edward Mumaw


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 11

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 25

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt ( see Arndt , Arnold ), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Betty Jean Artz in household of Edward E Artz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Jean Artz in entry for William Edward Mumaw and Melissa Ann Rutz Rose, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Elizabeth Jean Artz, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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