James Joseph Vondran

1895–1980 (Age 85)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Joseph

James Joseph Vondran was born on 1 August 1895, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Victor Vondran and Mary Vondrine. He married Margaret Smith in 1919. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 29 December 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

James Joseph Vondran
Margaret Smith
Marriage: 1919
Anna Vondran
Margaret Vondran
Mary Amelia Vondran

Spouse & Children



  • Anna Vondran


  • Margaret Vondran


  • Female1925–2015Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Victor Vondran


  • Mary Vondrine




  • Alfred Vondrine


  • Aloise Vondrine


  • John L Vondrine


  • Anna Vondrine


  • Male1895–1980Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized form of a Slavic, possibly Sorbian, form of Latin Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Vondran, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Vondran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vondran, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"

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