Ira Ranson DeGarmo

26 July 1892–20 February 1964 (Age 71)
Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ira Ranson

When Ira Ranson DeGarmo was born on 26 July 1892, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Henry DeGarmo, was 31 and his mother, Mary Lillian Mozingo, was 25. He married Florence Leila Givens on 8 July 1931, in Weirton, Hancock, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Liberty Magisterial District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Buffalo District, Brooke, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 February 1964, in Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Franklin, Brooke, West Virginia, United States.

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Ira Ranson DeGarmo
Florence Leila Givens
Marriage: 8 July 1931

Spouse and Children


    Florence Leila Givens


8 July 1931
Weirton, Hancock, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Henry DeGarmo


    Mary Lillian Mozingo




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French de Garmeaux, said to be from a place called Garmeaux in Normandy.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ira Degarmo in household of Everett Hedges, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ira R Degarmo in household of John M West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Degarms in household of Jacob Degarms, "United States Census, 1910"

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