Lucille Alice Van Matre

1901–1992 (Age 91)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Lucille Alice

When Lucille Alice Van Matre was born on 17 April 1901, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Jefferson Van Matre, was 23 and her mother, Bessie Ellen Russey, was 21. She married Anthony Nicholas Dres on 25 September 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1992, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Lucille Alice Van Matre
Anthony Nicholas Dres
Marriage: 25 September 1921

Spouse & Children

25 September 1921
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Alice L Dress, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucile A Vanmatre in household of William Vanmatre, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucile A Vanmatre in household of William J Vanmatre, "United States Census, 1920"

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