John Veresh Jr

1918–1988 (Age 70)
Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States

The Life of John

When John Veresh Jr was born on 13 March 1918, his father, Janos Veres, was 29 and his mother, Ilona Repka, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Lilly Ripper. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Plymouth, Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 4 December 1988, in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70.

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John Veresh Jr
Lilly Ripper
Phyllis Leah Veresh

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  • John Veresh


  • Joseph Veresh


  • Male1914–1997Male

  • Helen Veresh


  • Male1918–1988Male

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 2

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Hungarian: nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from veres, an old form of vörös ‘red’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Veresh in household of John Veresh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Veresh in household of John Veresh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Veresh, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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