Nan Mayrene Overton

20 May 1921–22 October 1979 (Age 58)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Nan Mayrene

Nan Mayrene Overton was born on 20 May 1921, in Tennessee, United States. She married LeRoy Glen Tewanger about 1949, in Lower Salem, Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 22 October 1979, at the age of 58, and was buried in Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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LeRoy Glen Tewanger
1925–1985
Nan Mayrene Overton
1921–1979
Marriage: about 1949
Larry Roy Tewanger
1955–1967

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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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built
Age 10
In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 16
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

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

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