Pearl Estella Rank

31 January 1892–29 January 1989 (Age 96)
Riceford, Houston, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl Estella

When Pearl Estella Rank was born on 31 January 1892, in Riceford, Houston, Minnesota, United States, her father, Peter Henry Rank, was 35 and her mother, Nellie D Oatman, was 24. She married Earle G Heiden on 24 May 1916, in Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States. She lived in Denison Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 29 January 1989, in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 96.

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Earle G Heiden
Pearl Estella Rank
Marriage: 24 May 1916

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  • Marriage
    24 May 1916Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag
    Age 1
    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 26
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a powerfully built man or someone of violent emotions, from Middle English rank ‘proud, headstrong, stout-hearted’ (Old English ranc ‘proud, rebellious’).English: from a Middle English personal name Ranke, a back-formation from the diminutive Rankin .South German: variant of Rang 2. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Pearl Rauk in household of Peter H Rauk, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Pearl Estella Rank in entry for Earle G. Heiden, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
    • Pearl Estella Heiden, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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