Audra Rose Keckler

20 April 1920–4 March 2007 (Age 86)
Ohio, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Audra Rose

When Audra Rose Keckler was born on 20 April 1920, in Ohio, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, Earl A Keckler, was 36 and her mother, Nora Lovan Slayman, was 25. She lived in Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Wyandotte, Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 4 March 2007, in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 86.

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Lester Steinman
Audra Rose Keckler

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    Nora Lovan Slayman




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 5

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kechler, occupational name for a potter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kachel ‘clay pot’, ‘tile’. Later it came to denote a stove fitter who built the typical Bavarian and Austrian tile stoves.

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

Sources (3)

  • Audra Steiman in household of Lester Steiman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Audra Keckler in household of Glen G Eyman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Audra Keckler, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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