Laverne Van Matre

1912–1984 (Age 71)
Palisade,, Nebraska, USA

The Life of Laverne

When Laverne Van Matre was born on 12 November 1912, his father, George Henry Van Matre, was 25 and his mother, Zella Westman, was 23. He lived in Cherry, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Hyannis, Grant, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died in September 1984, at the age of 71.

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George Henry Van Matre
Zella Westman
Myrtle Z. Van Matre
Laverne Van Matre
Lyle L Van Matre

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Vern W Van Matre in household of George H Van Matre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lavern W Vanmatre in household of George H Vanmatre, "United States Census, 1920"

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