Winnie Lorraine Blackmon

Female19 December 1924–25 January 2000

Brief Life History of Winnie Lorraine

When Winnie Lorraine Blackmon was born on 19 December 1924, in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, her father, Claude Terrell Blackman, was 22 and her mother, Winnie L. Quarles, was 18. She lived in Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 5, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 25 January 2000, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenwood, Leflore, Mississippi, United States.

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Claude Terrell Blackman
Winnie L. Quarles
Winnie Lorraine Blackmon

Sources (7)

  • Lorraine Blackman in household of Claude Blackman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorraine Blackmon Coke, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Winnie Lor Coke, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 1

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Age 3

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

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

English: variant of Blackman . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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