James Cebert Hemmings

2 June 1923–13 November 2002 (Age 79)
Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Cebert

When James Cebert Hemmings was born on 2 June 1923, in Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Bard Hemmings, was 26 and his mother, Irma Belcher, was 22. He lived in Cabin Creek Magisterial District, Kanawha, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Cabin Creek Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 2002, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Montgomery Memorial Park, London, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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William Bard Hemmings
Irma Belcher
William Hansford Hemmings
James Cebert Hemmings

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 18

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hemming .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James C Hemmings in household of William Hemmings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Hemmings in household of William Hemmings, "United States Census, 1940"

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