Barbara McKeithen Aycock

11 November 1924–2011 (Age 86)
Brunswick, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Barbara McKeithen

When Barbara McKeithen Aycock was born on 11 November 1924, in Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, her father, Charles Brantley Aycock, was 45 and her mother, Vera Elizabeth McKeithan, was 27. She lived in Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Harnett Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died in 2011, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87.

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Charles Brantley Aycock
Vera Elizabeth McKeithan
May Elizabeth "Aycock"
Barbara McKeithen Aycock

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 18

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of any of various personal names beginning with A-. It is generally a pet form of a pet form, i.e. from a pet form of Adam such as Ade or Aitkin + the Middle English hypocoristic suffix -cok ( see Cocke ), which was very commonly added to personal names in Middle English; compare, for example, Adcock , Alcock , Hancock , Wilcock .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Barbara M Aycock in household of Chas B Aycock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Barbara Aycock in household of Charles B Aycock, "United States Census, 1940"

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