Vera Averett

Female1 September 1914–3 January 2011

Brief Life History of Vera

When Vera Averett was born on 1 September 1914, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, her father, George Lomond Averett, was 21 and her mother, Thelma Irene Stringham, was 19. She married James Harvey Kirby on 17 August 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Pittsburg, Contra Costa, California, United States for about 1 years. She died on 3 January 2011, in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Kirby
Vera Averett
Marriage: 17 August 1937
Son Kirby
James Averett Kirby

Sources (21)

  • Vera Kirby, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vera Averett - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1 September 1914; Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States
  • Vera Averett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1937Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

    Age 1

    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

    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.


    Age 27

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Everett or Avery .

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

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