Ora H. Halcomb

2 May 1915–21 September 1997 (Age 82)
Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ora H.

When Ora H. Halcomb was born on 2 May 1915, in Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, Clint Halcomb, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Turner, was 26. She married Elbert Reid on 14 February 1936, in Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 21 September 1997, in Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Elbert Reid
1912–1989
Ora H. Halcomb
1915–1997
Marriage: 14 February 1936
Ramona Reid
1935–2017
Fay Reid
1937–1999
Wilma Reid
1940–2014
Shirley Reid
1941–1997
Leamon Reid
1943–1991
Eddie Reid
1950–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1936
Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    Ramona Reid

    Female1935–2017Female

    Female1937–1999Female

    Wilma Reid

    Female1940–2014Female

    Shirley Reid

    Female1941–1997Female

    Male1943–1991Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Clint Halcomb

    Male1881–Male

    Margaret Turner

    Female1889–Female

siblings

(6)

    Ellen Holcom

    Female1904–Female

    Arther Holcom

    Male1907–Male

    Thenvill Holcom

    Male1909–Male

    Edna Holcom

    Female1913–Female

    Female1915–1997Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 11

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holcomb , probably specifically from Halcombe in Wiltshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ora Holcom in household of Clit Holcom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ora Halcomb in household of Clit Halcomb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora Halcomb, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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