Mary J. Ophelia Nuckolls

12 March 1893–October 1985 (Age 92)
Tucker, DeKalb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary J. Ophelia

When Mary J. Ophelia Nuckolls was born on 12 March 1893, in Tucker, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Lafayette Nuckolls, was 27 and her mother, Flora Ann Warbington, was 26. She married Richard Jesse Rogers on 21 November 1915. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 5 years and District 406, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died in October 1985, in Norcross, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Richard Jesse Rogers
Mary J. Ophelia Nuckolls
Marriage: 21 November 1915
Dennis Richard Rogers
Virginia Rogers
J C Rogers
Eugene Rogers
Alvin Ralph Rogers

Spouse and Children

21 November 1915
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    Dennis Richard Rogers


    Virginia Rogers


    J C Rogers


    Eugene Rogers


    Alvin Ralph Rogers


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 13

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Of North German origin: variant spelling of Nuckols .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ophelia Rogers in household of Jess Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ophelia Nuckolls in household of Lafayette T Nuckolls, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ophelia Rogers in household of Jesse R Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"

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