Josephine Absher

31 October 1935–19 September 2004 (Age 68)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine

When Josephine Absher was born on 31 October 1935, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Dewey Pedroe Absher, was 36 and her mother, Bertha Isado Handy, was 30. She lived in Mulberry Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 2004, in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 2
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Age 6
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 20
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Variant of Abshire . This surname is most common in NC.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Josphine Absher in household of Rae Absher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Absher in entry for Patsy Ann Adams, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Josephine Absher in entry for Timothy Ted Adams, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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