Ora Belle Kiker

Brief Life History of Ora Belle

When Ora Belle Kiker was born on 1 March 1920, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Harley Luther Kiker, was 30 and her mother, Zula L Holt, was 26. She married Ivan Franklin Ottinger on 21 January 1939, in Tennessee, United States. She died on 24 October 2003, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Ivan Franklin Ottinger
Ora Belle Kiker
Marriage: 21 January 1939

Sources (4)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ora Belle Kiker Ottinger, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ora B Kiker in household of Harley Kiker, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Keicher , and possibly also of some other similar (like-sounding) surname, such as Swiss German Giger and German Geiger or Kiecker . Compare Kyker .

Shortened form of Karriker , a surname of German origin, or an altered form of one of its variants, such as Kerker 1.

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

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