Laurence Aubrey Dunn

16 July 1896–September 1974 (Age 78)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Laurence Aubrey

When Laurence Aubrey Dunn was born on 16 July 1896, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Albert Clayton Dunn, was 25 and his mother, Julia Lloyd, was 25. He married Mary Bertha Leinbach on 10 May 1922, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. He lived in Wilmington Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900. He died in September 1974, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Laurence Aubrey Dunn
Mary Bertha Leinbach
Marriage: 10 May 1922

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10 May 1922
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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  • Lawrence A Dunn in household of Albert C Dunn, "United States Census, 1900"

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