Merle Allen Carnes

12 December 1918–4 September 1994 (Age 75)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Merle Allen

Merle Allen Carnes was born on 12 December 1918, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. He married Elizabeth Jean 'Betty' Todd on 11 November 1950, in Missouri, United States. He died on 4 September 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Merle Allen Carnes
Elizabeth Jean 'Betty' Todd
Marriage: 11 November 1950

Spouse and Children

11 November 1950
Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 13

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Kearns .2 Scottish: variant of Cairns .

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

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  • Merle A Carnes, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Merle A. Carnes, "Find A Grave Index"

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