Bernita Lucile Ochaumpaugh

1917–1988 (Age 70)
Nashville, Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Bernita Lucile

When Bernita Lucile Ochaumpaugh was born on 4 December 1917, in Nashville, Barry, Michigan, United States, her father, Harold Edward Ochampaugh, was 23 and her mother, Lila McPeck, was 19. She married Merton J Davis in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States. She lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 1 June 1988, in Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70.

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Bernita Lucile Ochaumpaugh
Merton J Davis

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Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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  • Bernita Ochampaugh in household of Harold Ochampaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernita L in entry for Merton J Davis, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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