Mary Amelia Vondran

1925–2015 (Age 90)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Amelia

When Mary Amelia Vondran was born on 29 May 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Joseph Vondran, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Smith, was 30. She lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 25 July 2015, in Florida, United States, at the age of 90.

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Mary Amelia Vondran
Leroy Oliver Harstad

Spouse & Children

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  • Anna Vondran


  • Margaret Vondran


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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.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 16

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 24

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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)

  • Mary Vondran in household of James Vondran, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Vondran in household of James Vondran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Amelia Vondran in entry for Richard Luke McCloud and Judy Carol Harstad Russell, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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