Lorraine M. Bear Nott

18 August 1918–19 December 2009 (Age 91)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lorraine M. Bear

When Lorraine M. Bear Nott was born on 18 August 1918, in Illinois, United States, her father, Clayton A. Nott, was 30 and her mother, Vera Gifford, was 25. She lived in Byron, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 19 December 2009, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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Clayton A. Nott
Vera Gifford
Lorraine M. Bear Nott
Fred G. Nott

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    Clayton A. Nott





World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 24

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a bald man or one who kept his hair extremely close-cropped, from Middle English not(te) ‘bald’ (Old English hnott).2 English: variant spelling of Knott .3 German: of uncertain origin; perhaps either a nickname for an inconspicuous person, from Middle Low German not(e) ‘nut’, or a derivative of Middle Low German note ‘companion’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lorraine M Nott in household of Frederick A Nott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loraine Marguerite Nott, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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