Nina Laverne Wiles

11 June 1920–11 May 2014 (Age 93)
Deerfield, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nina Laverne

When Nina Laverne Wiles was born on 11 June 1920, in Deerfield, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, Carl Ellsworth Wiles, was 31 and her mother, Iva May Baynes, was 30. She married Howard Martin Kingore on 4 June 1939, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 2014, in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 93.

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Howard Martin Kingore
Nina Laverne Wiles
Marriage: 4 June 1939
Wayne Eugene Kingore

Spouse and Children

4 June 1939
Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 11

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, in particular someone who caught fish, especially eels, by setting up wicker traps in rivers and estuaries, from Middle English wile ‘trap’, ‘snare’ (late Old English wīl ‘contrivance’, ‘trick’ possibly of Scandinavian origin), or in some cases probably a nickname for a devious person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nina L Wiles in household of Carl E Wiles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nina Kingore in household of Howard M Kingore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ninna Laverne Wiles, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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