Nadine Catherine Pugh

19 January 1919–18 December 1972 (Age 53)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nadine Catherine

When Nadine Catherine Pugh was born on 19 January 1919, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Royal Cheston Pugh, was 23 and her mother, Frances Pearl Cagle, was 22. She lived in Hickman Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Sugarloaf Township, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 18 December 1972, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 53.

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Leonard Newton Lewelling
1911–1986
Nadine Catherine Pugh
1919–1972

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 2

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nadine Pugh in household of Roy C Pugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nadine Pugh in household of Roy Pugh, "United States Census, 1920"

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