Donald Ray Abrams

1938–1998 (Age 60)
Boyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Donald Ray

When Donald Ray Abrams was born on 8 May 1938, in Boyd, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Abrams, was 22 and his mother, Helen Castle, was 19. He lived in Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 14 December 1998, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Catlettsburg Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Abrams
Helen Castle
Donald Ray Abrams
Mary Catherine Abrams
William Edward Abrams

Parents & Siblings

  • William Abrams


  • Helen Castle




  • Male1938–1998Male

  • Mary Catherine Abrams


  • William Edward Abrams


World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 6

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald R Abrams in household of William Abrams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald R Abrams in household of William Abrams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald R Abrams, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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