Olin Miles Proctor

Male28 May 1914–21 August 1991

Brief Life History of Olin Miles

When Olin Miles Proctor was born on 28 May 1914, in Graham, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Crow Proctor, was 84 and his mother, Frances Iowa Marcus, was 39. He married Emma Cochran on 27 October 1934, in Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Charleston Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Bryson City, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 1991. He died on 21 August 1991, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bryson City, Swain, North Carolina, United States.

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Olin Miles Proctor
Emma Cochran
Marriage: 27 October 1934
McKinley Owen Proctor Sr.
Hilda Faye Proctor
Ronald Kimsey Proctor

Sources (17)

  • Olin Proctor, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Olen Mills Proctor, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Olin Proctor, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    27 October 1934Swain, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 4

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (shortened from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.

    History: John Proctor (died 1757) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and is buried in the King's Chapel Burying Ground there.

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

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