Myrl E. Filkins

1912–14 April 1994 (Age 82)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Myrl E.

When Myrl E. Filkins was born in 1912, in Nebraska, United States, his father, William Henry Filkins, was 46 and his mother, Carrie Victoria Sterner Filkins, was 38. He married Marie Clara Thomsen on 2 June 1947. He lived in Eden Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 April 1994, at the age of 82, and was buried in Brunswick, Antelope, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Myrl E. Filkins
Marie Clara Thomsen
Marriage: 2 June 1947

Spouse and Children

2 June 1947

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Filkins


    Carrie Victoria Sterner Filkins




    Wellman Filkins


    Harry Filkins



    Wilmer Filkins


    Marvin Wright Filkins


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrl Filkins in household of Mrs Filkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrle Filkens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrl E Filkins, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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