Elmer Nathaniel Morang

12 April 1900–1953 (Age 52)
Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elmer Nathaniel

When Elmer Nathaniel Morang was born on 12 April 1900, in Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elmer Harrison Morang, was 34 and his mother, Clara Williams Swift, was 38. He married Gladys Allen Smith in 1919, in Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1953, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Sagamore Cemetery, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Elmer Nathaniel Morang
Gladys Allen Smith
Marriage: 1919
Barbara Jean Morang

Spouse and Children

Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States


    Barbara Jean Morang


Parents and Siblings

    Elmer Harrison Morang


    Clara Williams Swift






    Hazel Geneva Morang


    Edith Elizabeth Morang



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Morain or of Morange, a habitational name from places called Moranges in Puy-de-Dôme, Haute-Loire, and Cantal. This name occurs chiefly in ME and MI.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Morang, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer M Morang, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer U Morang, "United States Census, 1920"

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