Samuel Jack Pomeroy

14 October 1908–3 May 1986 (Age 77)
Warren, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel Jack

When Samuel Jack Pomeroy was born on 14 October 1908, in Warren, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Tilden Pomeroy, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Beaty, was 22. He married Odessa Elizabeth Mills on 15 December 1930, in Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Front Royal Magisterial District, Warren, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 May 1986, in Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Jack Pomeroy
Odessa Elizabeth Mills
Marriage: 15 December 1930
Joyce Eileen Pomeroy

Spouse and Children

15 December 1930
Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States


    Joyce Eileen Pomeroy


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin; associated mainly with Devon and Dorset): habitational name from any of the various places in northeastern France named with Old French pommeroie, pommeraie ‘apple orchard’ (collective of pomme ‘apple’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jack Pomeroy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel J Pomeroy in household of Samuel T Pomeroy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Jack Pomeroy in entry for Vernie Ray Brewer and Naomi Raye Pomeroy, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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