Ruth Vondran

1919–1981 (Age 62)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Vondran was born on 8 February 1919, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Longinus Vondran, was 34 and her mother, Dorathea Rose Brock, was 28. She married Edward Palenik on 28 March 1940, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 November 1981, in Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Vondran
1919–1981
Edward Palenik
Marriage: 28 March 1940
Susan Palenik
1947–1947
Paula Palenik
1949–1949

Spouse & Children

  • Female1919–1981Female

  • Edward Palenik

    MaleMale

MARRIAGE
28 March 1940
Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

  • Female1947–1947Female

  • Paula Palenik

    Female1949–1949Female

Parents & Siblings

  • John Longinus Vondran

    Male1885–1923Male

  • Female1890–1960Female

siblings

(2)

  • Raymond John Vondran

    Male1909–1958Male

  • Female1919–1981Female

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · The First Fannie May

Age 1

The first Fannie May shop was opened by H. Teller Archibald. It became so popular that after fifteen years Fannie May had opened 48 stores in the Midwest. During World War II, the ingredients for all of Fannie May's recipes were hard to come by. However, they chose to not change their recipes, while other competitors did. Fannie May's vision was to create handmade, delectable chocolates, without ever compromising the taste of the candy.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized form of a Slavic, possibly Sorbian, form of Latin Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Palenik in household of Edward Palenik, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Vondran in household of Head John Le Vondran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Vondrow in household of Gustaf Solbrig, "United States Census, 1930"

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