John Henry Markel Jr

24 April 1921–1 January 2009 (Age 87)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Markel Jr was born on 24 April 1921, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Henry Markel, was 29 and his mother, Carita H. O'Brien, was 24. He died on 1 January 2009, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Markel
1891–1976
Carita H. O'Brien
1897–1985
John Henry Markel Jr
1921–2009
Mary Carita Markel
1925–2013
Thomas Markel
1927–2015

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

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

1 Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Markolf, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’.2 Americanized form of Slovenian Markelj, a derivative of the personal name Marko, Latin Marcus, + the suffix -elj.

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

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  • John H Markel Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Henry Markel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Henry Markel, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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