Nancy Elaine Nieffenegger

23 June 1942–26 March 2008 (Age 65)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Nancy Elaine

When Nancy Elaine Nieffenegger was born on 23 June 1942, in Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Wayne Joseph Nieffenegger, was 26 and her mother, Jessica Davida Stock, was 20. She died on 26 March 2008, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sams Valley, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Wayne Joseph Nieffenegger
Jessica Davida Stock
Nancy Elaine Nieffenegger
Douglas Wayne Nieffenegger

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 11

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably a topographic name of the same origin as Niffern, a habitational name from Nufringen in Swabia, formerly Nüfferen, Niffern + egger, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Nancy Arrighi, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nancy Elaine Arrighi, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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