Velma J Ardrey

25 September 1929–22 September 2018 (Age 88)
Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Velma J

When Velma J Ardrey was born on 25 September 1929, in Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States, her father, John Carmen Ardrey, was 19 and her mother, Ella Cecilia Peterson, was 18. She married Lawrence Clinton Plummer in July 1947. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 3 West Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 22 September 2018, in Parker, Douglas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 88.

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Lawrence Clinton Plummer
Velma J Ardrey
Marriage: July 1947
Constance Marie Plummer

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World Events (8)

Age 2
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Age 7
"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 26
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

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Airdrie, the name of several farms and minor places in Nairn, Fife, and Kirkcudbrightshire, as well as Airdrie near Glasgow. The origins of the place names are uncertain; in some cases it is said to represent Gaelic árd ruigh ‘high reach’ or ‘high slope’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Velma J Ardrey in household of John C Ardrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joan U Ardrey in household of John C Ardrey, "United States Census, 1940"

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