Audie Thornton Lastrapes

1910–1987 (Age 77)
United States

The Life of Audie

Audie Thornton Lastrapes was born on 17 September 1910, in United States. She died on 2 December 1987, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77.

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World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 44

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1957 · Mighty Mac

Age 47

"The 26,372 foot Mackinac Bridge was built to span the Straits of Mackinac which connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of the state of Michigan. Nicknamed ""Mighty Mac,"" the bridge was designed by engineer David B. Steinman and is the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western Hemisphere. The bridge opened on November 1, 1957."

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

Possible Related Names

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

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