Velma Violet Varble

3 March 1909–September 1995 (Age 86)
Brooks, Adams, Iowa, United States

The Life of Velma Violet

When Velma Violet Varble was born on 3 March 1909, in Brooks, Adams, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles E Varble, was 37 and her mother, Mabel Josephine MOORE, was 35. She married Bruce George Fett on 17 September 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Melville Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Union Township, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in September 1995, in Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Audubon Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States.

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Bruce George Fett
Velma Violet Varble
Marriage: 17 September 1929
Larry Lee Fett

Spouse and Children

17 September 1929


    Larry Lee Fett


Parents and Siblings


    Mabel Josephine MOORE




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

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.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Hungarian Várbeli, an occupational or status name for a soldier or a servant who lived in a castle ( see Vari ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Violet Varber in household of E Charles Varber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velma Violet Varble, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Velma V Varble in household of Charles E Varble, "United States Census, 1910"

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