Rufus Eleazer

12 January 1934–26 April 1985 (Age 51)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rufus

When Rufus Eleazer was born on 12 January 1934, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Rufus William Eleazer, was 32 and his mother, Bessie M Burgess, was 30. He married Betty Wilson on 3 February 1955. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Civil District 6, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 26 April 1985, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Eleazer
1934–1985
Betty Wilson
1940–2009
Marriage: 3 February 1955
Dennis Eleazer
1956–2010
Jerry Dean Eleazer
1957–1958

Spouse and Children

    Male1934–1985Male

    Betty Wilson

    Female1940–2009Female

MARRIAGE
3 February 1955
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Mary W Eleazer

    Female1925–Female

    Female1927–1989Female

    Virginia Ruth Eleazer

    Female1929–2013Female

    Bessie M Eleazer

    Female1931–2010Female

    Male1934–1985Male

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 8

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 14

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish: from the Biblical personal name Eleazar ‘God is my salvation’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rufus Eleazer in household of Rufus Eleazer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rufus Eleazer in entry for Jerry Dean Eleazer, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • Rufus Eleazer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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