George Darrell Drury

15 January 1921–11 January 2009 (Age 88)
Walterville, Lane, Oregon, United States

The Life of George Darrell

When George Darrell Drury was born on 15 January 1921, in Walterville, Lane, Oregon, United States, his father, Marvin James Drury, was 39 and his mother, Pearl Lilly Willian, was 36. He married Arletta Roberts on 27 October 1945, in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Coburg, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Cottage Grove Election Precinct 1, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 11 January 2009, in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fir Grove Cemetery, Ada, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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George Darrell Drury
Arletta Roberts
Marriage: 27 October 1945
George Severn Drury

Spouse and Children

27 October 1945
Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States


    George Severn Drury


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norman) and French: nickname from Old French druerie ‘love’, ‘friendship’, a derivative of dru ‘lover’, ‘friend’ ( see Drew 3). In Middle English the word also had the concrete meanings ‘love affair’, ‘love token’, ‘sweetheart’.2 English (Norman) and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German triuwa ‘truth’, ‘trust’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.3 Irish (County Roscommon): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Druaidh ‘son of the druid’. Compare Drew 6.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Drury in household of Marvin J Drury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George D Drury in household of Marvin J Drury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Darrell Drury Roberts, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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