Dorothea Margaret Raymond

9 October 1914–31 December 2011 (Age 97)
Houghton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dorothea Margaret

When Dorothea Margaret Raymond was born on 9 October 1914, in Houghton, Michigan, United States, her father, John Chester Raymond Sr, was 35 and her mother, Lillian Lorenz, was 26. She married Alden Ray Kerredge on 12 September 1937. She died on 31 December 2011, in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Hancock, Houghton, Michigan, United States.

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Alden Ray Kerredge
Dorothea Margaret Raymond
Marriage: 12 September 1937

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12 September 1937

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from the Norman personal name Raimund, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + mund ‘protection’.2 Americanized spelling of German Raimund, a cognate of 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthea Raymond in household of Chester Raymond, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothea Raymond in household of J Chester Raymond, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothea R Kerredge, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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