Audra Lillian Lynn

1906–25 November 1992 (Age 86)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Audra Lillian

When Audra Lillian Lynn was born in 1906, in Iowa, United States, her father, Amos Rittenhouse Lynn, was 44 and her mother, Minnie May MESSMAN, was 36. She lived in Liberty, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States for about 15 years. She died on 25 November 1992, in Osceola, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Louis Fisher
1908–1987
Audra Lillian Lynn
1906–1992

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Amos Rittenhouse Lynn

    Male1862–1936Male

    Female1870–1958Female

siblings

(5)

    Harold Lynn

    Male1889–1889Male

    Roy Lynn

    Male1890–1891Male

    Virgil Paul Lynn

    Male1892–1936Male

    Female1900–1947Female

    Female1906–1992Female

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Audra Lynn, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Audry Lynn in household of Amours R Lynn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andra L Lynn in household of Amos R Lynn, "United States Census, 1930"

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