Linda Kay Waggoner

Female15 April 1951–19 October 2011

Brief Life History of Linda Kay

Linda Kay Waggoner was born on 15 April 1951, in Viper, Perry, Kentucky, United States as the daughter of Stanley Waggoner and Helen Brewer Herald. She married Quay Madison Pratt on 23 May 1970, in Green, Kentucky, United States. She died on 19 October 2011, in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Eli Pratt Cemetery, Sassafras, Knott, Kentucky, United States.

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Quay Madison Pratt
Linda Kay Waggoner
Marriage: 23 May 1970

Sources (3)

  • Linda Kay Waggoner Pratt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Linda Kay Pratt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Linda Kay Pratt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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  • Marriage
    23 May 1970Green, Kentucky, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

    Age 1

    The atomic energy plant near Paduch, Kentucky was built in 1952. It produced enriched uranium and later nuclear fuel for commercial power plants.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 4

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    1967 · The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

    Age 16

    The Twenty-fifth Amendment clarifies that when a President can't fulfill his role as President, the Vice President becomes President. He may do so only If the president dies, resigns, or is removed from office.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German or Dutch Wagner or its German and Dutch variants Wagener and Wagenaar . Compare Waggener and Wagoner .

    Possibly also English: altered form of Waghorn . The surname Waggoner is very rare in Britain.

    History: A planter named John Waggener or Waggoner, who came to America c. 1670 and lived in Essex County, VA, is said to have been born in Colchester, Essex (England). No documentary source for this origin is given and an English origin is difficult to establish. The nearest similar English surname is Wagner 2, a very rare Norfolk name, originating in the 14th-century. In 17th-century Kent a number of families named Waghorn alias Wagon were occasionally also known as Waggoner (through false association with that word). Direct derivation from the English word wag(g)on is not possible, since it was borrowed into English only in the 16th century from Dutch, and wag(g)oner is an early Modern English coinage.

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

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