Joella June Lynn

12 March 1925–15 March 1996 (Age 71)
Winner, Tripp, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Joella June

When Joella June Lynn was born on 12 March 1925, in Winner, Tripp, South Dakota, United States, her father, Ellison David Lynn, was 25 and her mother, Helen Imogeane Leigh, was 22. She lived in Black Township, Tripp, South Dakota, United States in 1930. She died on 15 March 1996, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Ellison David Lynn
1899–1982
Helen Imogeane Leigh
1902–1986
Ellison L Lynn
1922–1981
Joella June Lynn
1925–1996
Nancy Jean Lynn
1925–

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 9

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

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

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joella J Lynn in household of Ellison D Lynn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joella Lynn in household of Ellison D Lynn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joella Lynn, "South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970"

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