James R Cheek

Male11 September 1923–23 November 2011

Brief Life History of James R

James R Cheek was born on 11 September 1923, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States. He married Sylvia Vivian Hibbard on 5 October 1946, in Cumberland, Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 23 November 2011, in Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairfield Township, Butler, Ohio, United States.

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James R Cheek
Sylvia Vivian Hibbard
Marriage: 5 October 1946
James Michael Cheek

Sources (3)

  • James Cheek, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James R Cheek, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • James R Cheek, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    5 October 1946Cumberland, Harlan, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 3

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


    Age 4

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

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 24

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English cheeke (Old English cē(a)ce), used as a nickname for someone with some deformity or scar in the region of the cheek or jawbone. Compare Cheak and Chick .

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

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