Esther Marie Vanourney

1907–2001 (Age 94)
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States

The Life of Esther Marie

When Esther Marie Vanourney was born on 3 June 1907, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Vanourney, was 30 and her mother, Estella Ann Sedlacek, was 25. She married Tullis Walker Sweeting on 15 September 1925, in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Washington Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 22 October 2001, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94.

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Esther Marie Vanourney
Tullis Walker Sweeting
Marriage: 15 September 1925
Ervin Roy Sweeting

Spouse & Children

15 September 1925
Rock Island, Illinois, United States


  • Ervin Roy Sweeting


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 6

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Sweeting in household of Tullis Sweeting, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther Sweeting in household of Tullys Sweeting, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther Vanony in household of Joseph Vanony, "United States Census, 1910"

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