Jerry R. Makowsky

10 July 1901–April 1979 (Age 77)
Colfax, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Jerry R.

When Jerry R. Makowsky was born on 10 July 1901, in Colfax, Nebraska, United States, his father, Frantisek Makousky, was 24 and his mother, Mary Telecky, was 24. He married Bessie L. Maruska on 24 March 1925, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Adams Township, Colfax, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Benson Election Precinct, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died in April 1979, in Gretna, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Jerry R. Makowsky
Bessie L. Maruska
Marriage: 24 March 1925
Betty Elaine Makousky

Spouse and Children


    Bessie L. Maruska


24 March 1925
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


    Betty Elaine Makousky


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Makowski .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jerry Makovsky, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jerry R Makowsky, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jerry Makorsky in household of Frank Makorsky Esquire, "United States Census, 1910"

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