Russell E Filkins Jr.

1925–2003 (Age 78)
Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Russell E

When Russell E Filkins Jr. was born on 18 January 1925, in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Russell Leon Filkins, was 19 and his mother, Evelyn A Hoke, was 18. He lived in Otsego, Otsego, Allegan, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 2003, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Russell Leon Filkins
Evelyn A Hoke
Russell E Filkins Jr.
Marian Patricia Filkins
Betty L Filkins
Geraldine Elaine Filkins
Robert Edward Filkins
Gary Filkins
Charles A Filkins

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 19

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell Filkins in household of Russell Filkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell Filkins in household of Russell Filkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell E Or Russ Filkins, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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