Norval Chrisman

Male10 June 1889–22 July 1965

Brief Life History of Norval

When Norval Chrisman was born on 10 June 1889, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, his father, John H Chrisman, was 32 and his mother, Ida Sweet, was 24. He married Velma Grace Fenley on 7 August 1911, in Decatur, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Vernon Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1940 and Edinburgh, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States for about 1 years. He died on 22 July 1965, in Edinburgh, Blue River Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Edinburgh, Blue River Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norval Chrisman
1889–1965
Velma Grace Fenley
1892–
Marriage: 7 August 1911
Clarice Charleen Chrisman
1917–1998

Sources (18)

  • Norval Chrisman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Norval Chrisman - Published information: birth-name: Norval Chrisman
  • Norval Chrisman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1911Decatur, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 17

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 20

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Christmann .

    English: variant of Christman . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    Americanized form of Slovenian Križman (see Krizman ).

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

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