Lewis D Van Matre

1929–2005 (Age 76)
New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lewis D

Lewis D Van Matre was born in 1929 as the son of Vanmatre and Reidenis. He had at least 1 son with Jane A Shelton. He lived in Junction City, Fairfield, Ohio, United States in 2005 and Perry, Perry, Ohio, United States in 2005. He died in 2005, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis D Van Matre
Jane A Shelton
Jeffrey K (Louie) Van Matre

Spouse & Children

  • Male1929–2005Male

  • Jane A Shelton




  • Jeffrey K (Louie) Van Matre


Parents & Siblings

  • Vanmatre


  • Reidenis




World Events (8)


Age 0

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 12

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lewis David Vanmatre, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
  • Lewis D Vanmatre, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Lewis D. Van Matre, "Find A Grave Index"

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