Joy Lee Kilgore

8 February 1937–3 March 2007 (Age 70)
Caney, Montgomery, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joy Lee

Joy Lee Kilgore was born on 8 February 1937, in Caney, Montgomery, Kansas, United States. She married Charles Edward James on 31 December 1961. She died on 3 March 2007, at the age of 70.

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Charles Edward James
Joy Lee Kilgore
Marriage: 31 December 1961

Spouse and Children

31 December 1961

World Events (8)

1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 1

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.

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kilgour in Fife, named in Gaelic as ‘goat wood’, from coille ‘wood’ + gobhar, gabhar ‘goat’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Joylee Kilgore, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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