Viola Revine Fehr

2 October 1924–9 July 1996 (Age 71)
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Viola Revine

When Viola Revine Fehr was born on 2 October 1924, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States, her father, Cornelius Neil Fehr, was 30 and her mother, Katherine Klassen, was 25. She married Edgar Joseph Lortie on 27 May 1945, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She died on 9 July 1996, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Joseph Lortie
1919–1969
Viola Revine Fehr
1924–1996
Marriage: 27 May 1945

Spouse and Children

    Edgar Joseph Lortie

    Male1919–1969Male

    Female1924–1996Female

MARRIAGE
27 May 1945
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

South German and Swiss German: metonymic occupational name for a ferryman, from Middle High German ver(e). The name is common in Zurich, where, according to Bahlow, a journeyman of the boatmen's guild named Feer is recorded in 1468 .

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

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