Rudolph Melvin Lydeen

Brief Life History of Rudolph Melvin

When Rudolph Melvin Lydeen was born on 19 April 1903, in Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles August Lydeen, was 46 and his mother, Augusta Norman Anderson, was 30. He married Fernie Fanney Barz on 16 June 1922, in Oriska, Barnes, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 3 May 1973, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rudolph Melvin Lydeen
1903–1973
Fernie Fanney Barz
1901–1977
Marriage: 16 June 1922
Doris Nelda Lydeen
1923–1966
June Marie Lydeen
1926–1998
James R Lydeen
1931–2007

Sources (14)

  • Rudolf M Lydeen, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • June Marie Lydeen, "Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1940," Ancestry
  • Rudolph Melvin Lydeen and Fern Fanny Barz, "Web: Minnesota, U.S., Marriages from the Minnesota Official Marriage System, 1850-2019," Ancestry

World Events (8)

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Rydén (see Ryden ).

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

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