Elzie Elliott Deshong

14 November 1925–4 January 2003 (Age 77)
Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elzie Elliott

When Elzie Elliott Deshong was born on 14 November 1925, in Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elliot Ray Deshong, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Lucy Gertrude Carbaugh, was 26. He married Dorothy Reis on 24 January 1949. He lived in Peters Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 4 January 2003, in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Rhode Island State Veteran Cemetery, Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Elzie Elliott Deshong
Dorothy Reis
Marriage: 24 January 1949

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24 January 1949

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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.

Age 4

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.
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

Americanized form of the French topographic name Duchamp or its plural form Deschamps , meaning ‘of or from the field(s)’ ( see Champ ). Compare Dishong .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elzie E Deshong in household of Ray E Deshong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elzie Elliott Deshong, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elzie E Deshong, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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