Elzora May Fegley

1891–1972 (Age 80)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elzora May

When Elzora May Fegley was born in September 1891, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Richard Lennox Fegley, was 39 and her mother, Emma A. Bale, was 34. She married Arthur Garfield Handley on 1 July 1908, in Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ponca Township, Dixon, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died on 13 July 1972, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Elzora May Fegley
Arthur Garfield Handley
Marriage: 1 July 1908
Lela Marie Handley

Spouse & Children

1 July 1908
Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Richard Lennox Fegley


  • Emma A. Bale




  • Female1877–1957Female

  • Jacob Fegley


  • Male1880–1956Male

  • Male1882–1962Male

  • Alma Fegley


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 7

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Elzora Feyley in household of Richard F Feyley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elzora Fegley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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