Roman Bruce Nunn

21 April 1919–7 December 1968 (Age 49)
Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States

The Life of Roman Bruce

When Roman Bruce Nunn was born on 21 April 1919, in Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Nunn Jr, was 39 and his mother, Carlia Della Breeding, was 35. He married Alice Bell Wright on 10 July 1939, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Hiwassee, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 7 December 1968, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roman Bruce Nunn
Alice Bell Wright
Marriage: 10 July 1939

Spouse and Children

10 July 1939
Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Raymond Everett Nunn



    Roaten Jackson Nunn Sr.


    Fannie Alice Nunn


    Mittie Alma Nunn


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · First Electric Blow Dryers Invented

Age 1

The first electric blow dryers were invented by Racine Universal Motor Company and Hamilton Beach, both Wisconsin companies.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 15

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a pious and demure man, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent, from Middle English nunn ‘nun’ (Old English nunne, from Latin nonna, originally a respectful term of address for an elderly woman. The Latin word probably originated as a nursery term).2 German: from an Old High German personal name Nunno, said to be a nursery word.

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

Story Highlight


written by Pearly Evelyn Hodges After I came home from Papa’s funeral, I hurriedly packed the rest of my things. I went with Lorin as he hauled them in a small truck to the freight depot. It took seve …

Sources (3)

  • Roman Nunn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Romon B Nunn in household of Andrew J Nunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roman B Nunn in household of A J Nunn, "United States Census, 1920"

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