Norman Wesley Tracy

1924–1960 (Age 36)
Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Norman Wesley

When Norman Wesley Tracy was born on 30 March 1924, in Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ivan Wesley Tracy, was 26 and his mother, Laura Irene Nora Kaiser, was 22. He married Elaine Ruth Grosor on 20 February 1944. He lived in Brown Township, York, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 August 1960, at the age of 36.

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Norman Wesley Tracy
Elaine Ruth Grosor
Marriage: 20 February 1944

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20 February 1944

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 11

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

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Norman Tracy in household of Ivon W Tracy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norman Tracy in household of Ivan W Tracy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norman W Tracey, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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