Albert J Durant

Male1883–25 November 1967

Brief Life History of Albert J

When Albert J Durant was born in 1883, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob George Durant, was 28 and his mother, Mary M Huff, was 21. He married Melvina Gherke on 1 January 1906, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Frenchtown, Truro Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Etna, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 25 November 1967, in Licking Township, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Silent Home Cemetery, Reynoldsburg, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Albert J Durant
Melvina Gherke
Marriage: 1 January 1906
Mary A Durant
Eva Helen Durant
Loren Charles Durant

Sources (15)

  • Albert J Durant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert J. Durant, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Alfred J. Durant, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1906Franklin, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 3

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 23

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: variant of Durand .

    English: variant of Darwent, a habitational name from Derwent in Derbyshire (now submerged by the Ladybower Reservoir) or Darwen in Lancashire, both named from rivers called Derwent, or, less frequently, from similarly named rivers in Cumbria, Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, from a Celtic river name meaning ‘river where oak-trees grow abundantly’.

    Altered form of French Doiron .

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

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