Norah Elnore Wilber

29 December 1897–28 May 1995 (Age 97)
Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Norah Elnore

When Norah Elnore Wilber was born on 29 December 1897, in Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph Augustus Wilber, was 23 and her mother, Olive Elisabeth Scott, was 16. She married Oran Marcus Nichols on 7 June 1920, in Winegar, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Flambeau, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Kingsford, Dickinson, Michigan, United States for about 5 years. She died on 28 May 1995, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Mount Hope Memorial Garden, Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Oran Marcus Nichols
Norah Elnore Wilber
Marriage: 7 June 1920
Evelyne Eleanorah Nichols
Madge Elaine Nichols

Spouse and Children

7 June 1920
Winegar, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wild ‘wild’ + bor ‘boar’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora Nichols in household of Oren Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora Wilber in household of Joseph Wilber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Norah Elnore Nichols, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"

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