Barbara Ann Pekel

9 April 1934–13 September 2002 (Age 68)
Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Barbara Ann

When Barbara Ann Pekel was born on 9 April 1934, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Orville Jon Wilhelm Pekel, was 22 and her mother, Gertrude Marie Girard, was 20. She married Thomas Allen Jones on 16 May 1959, in Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 13 September 2002, in Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

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Thomas Allen Jones
Barbara Ann Pekel
Marriage: 16 May 1959

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    Thomas Allen Jones



16 May 1959
Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Many Wisconsinites Serve in WWII

Age 7

Nearly 332,000 Wisconsin residents served in the U.S. military during World War II. Nine thousand of these were women.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

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

Jewish (from Ukraine): metonymic occupational name for a draper, from Yiddish perkel ‘calico’, ‘muslin’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Ann Pekel in household of Orville J Pekel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Ann Pekel Jones, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Barbara Ann Pekel Jones, "Find A Grave Index"

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