Donald Ray Paugh

31 January 1931–13 May 2020 (Age 89)
Cairo, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Ray

When Donald Ray Paugh was born on 31 January 1931, in Cairo, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lloyd Eugene Paugh, was 25 and his mother, Roxie Jane Ross, was 21. He married Nedra Ellen Ann Rymer on 28 May 1955, in Glendale, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Grant Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 2005. He died on 13 May 2020, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint James Episcopal Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States.

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Donald Ray Paugh
Nedra Ellen Ann Rymer
Marriage: 28 May 1955
Patricia Ann Paugh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1955Glendale, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
    1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island
    Age 11
    Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
    Age 24
    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

    Americanized form of German Pach .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Donald Paugh in household of Lloyd Paugh, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Donald R in entry for Roxie Or Janie Paugh, "Ohio, Washington County Newspaper Obituaries, 1884-2013"
    • Donald Paugh in entry for Patsy Ramsey Jonbenet, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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