John Gilmer Mooney

23 January 1925–20 January 1996 (Age 71)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Gilmer

When John Gilmer Mooney was born on 23 January 1925, in Lee, Virginia, United States, his father, William Andrew Jackson Mooney, was 44 and his mother, May Ola Pearl Waldrup, was 34. He married Oma Jackson on 12 February 1947, in Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1996. He died on 20 January 1996, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John Gilmer Mooney
1925–1996
Oma Jackson
1927–
Marriage: 12 February 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1947
Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maonaigh, ‘descendant of Maonach’, a personal name derived from maoineach ‘rich’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Gilmer Mooney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John G Mooney, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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