Russell Dobelstein

24 August 1927–28 November 2009 (Age 82)
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Russell

When Russell Dobelstein was born on 24 August 1927, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Edward Dobelstein, was 30 and his mother, Bertha Pekrul, was 28. He died on 28 November 2009, in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Edward Dobelstein
Bertha Pekrul
Myrtle Pauline Dobelstein
Dorothy B Dobelstein
Robert Edward Dobelstein
Raymond alfred Dobelstein
Russell Dobelstein

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Dobberstein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell H Dobelstein in household of Edward Dobelstein, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dr Russell H Dobelstein in entry for Raymond Alfred Dobelstein, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dr Russell H Dobelstein in entry for Mr Raymond Alfred Or Ray Dobelstein, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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