Velma Harrel

1909–1989 (Age 80)
Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Velma

When Velma Harrel was born on 16 September 1909, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, her father, Forn Neal Harrel, was 26 and her mother, Emma Angeline Allen, was 22. She lived in Cow Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 20 years and Cow Creek Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died about October 1989, in Glendale, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Velma Harrel
Joseph R. Anderson

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  • Female1909–1989Female

  • Joseph R. Anderson


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 2

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harold .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Velma Harrel in household of Forn Harrel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • *Ma Harrel in household of Forn L Harrel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Velma Walton in household of Everett W Walton, "United States Census, 1940"

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