Nora Mae Hubble

2 July 1920–10 January 2009 (Age 88)
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nora Mae

When Nora Mae Hubble was born on 2 July 1920, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Ransom Hubble, was 32 and her mother, Sue Virginia Young, was 32. She married Garland Garrett Wygal on 4 October 1946. She lived in Olympia, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Rich Valley District, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 10 January 2009, in Marion District, Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Dublin, Pulaski, Virginia, United States.

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Garland Garrett Wygal
Nora Mae Hubble
Marriage: 4 October 1946

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4 October 1946
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 21

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): from the Norman personal name Hubald, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora M Hubble in household of Robt R Hubble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora May Hubble in household of Robert R Hubble, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora Mae Hubble Wygal, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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