Bernice Louise NeSmith

21 January 1932–15 August 1986 (Age 54)
Jackson, Florida, United States

The Life Summary of Bernice Louise

When Bernice Louise NeSmith was born on 21 January 1932, in Jackson, Florida, United States, her father, Oscar Vasco "Buddy" NeSmith, was 46 and her mother, Mary Malissa Jackson, was 48. She married John Drew Robbirds on 24 December 1948. She lived in Cypress, Jackson, Florida, United States in 1935. She died on 15 August 1986, at the age of 54, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson, Florida, United States.

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John Drew Robbirds
Bernice Louise NeSmith
Marriage: 24 December 1948

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 3
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II
Age 9
Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 15
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

Scottish and English: occupational name for a maker of knives or of nails, from Middle English knyf ‘knife’ or nayl ‘nail’ + smith ( see Smith ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernice Nesmith, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Burnice L Robbirds, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"
  • Bernice NeSmith Robbirds, "Find A Grave Index"

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