Norma Joyce Higer

16 August 1932–15 November 2007 (Age 75)
Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Norma Joyce

When Norma Joyce Higer was born on 16 August 1932, in Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Adolphus Higer, was 36 and her mother, Jennie Mable Dutton, was 33. She married Harold Norman Dunn on 11 November 1947, in Nelson, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Montana Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 15 November 2007, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Norman Dunn
1929–2006
Norma Joyce Higer
1932–2007
Marriage: 11 November 1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1947Nelson, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 3
    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.
    1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas
    Age 6
    Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
    1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    Age 22
    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, French (mainly Lorraine and Alsace), and English: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hild ‘strife, battle’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’. The Middle English form of the personal name was Ilger.English: from the Old Danish personal name Hildiger, found in East Anglia, of the same ultimate origin as 1 above and not easy to distinguish from it.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hilliker
    Hilgert
    Hilgers
    Hilker
    Hilgemann

    Sources (4)

    • Norma Higer in household of Charley Higer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Norma Joyce Dunn, "United States Social Security Death Index"
    • Norma Joyce Dunn, "Find A Grave Index"

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