Verna Derohn (1916 - 2002)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Verna Derohn’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Verna so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Verna’s biography.

Verna Derohn Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Verna Derohn and her immediate Derohn family. Add to Verna Derohn's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Verna.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Verna Derohn? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Verna finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Verna attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Verna did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Verna Derohn is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Verna's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Verna's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Verna a religious woman? Add Verna’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Verna during various points of her life.

Timeline

1916 - In the year that Verna Derohn was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1933 - When she was 17 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1950 - At the age of 34 years old, Verna was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

1954 - At the age of 38 years old, Verna was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1958 - When she was 42 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

Verna Derohn Family Tree

Who was Verna’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Verna’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Verna's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Verna Derohn
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Verna's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Verna Derohn is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Verna Derohn passed away on June 4, 2002 at age 86. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on January 22, 1916. There is no information about Verna's family. We know that Verna Derohn had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

What do you remember about Verna Derohn? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Verna is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Verna Derohn

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Sources