Gene Edward Kegley

20 May 1936–22 March 2015 (Age 78)
Widemouth, Mercer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Gene Edward

When Gene Edward Kegley was born on 20 May 1936, in Widemouth, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Floyd Jefferson Kegley, was 28 and his mother, Clara Mae Etter, was 26. He lived in Rock Magisterial District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 22 March 2015, in Blacksburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Blacksburg, Washington, Virginia, United States.

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Floyd Jefferson Kegley
Clara Mae Etter
Floyd Randolph Kegley
John Wiley Jeffeson Kegley
Trubie Arland Kegley
Gene Edward Kegley
Nancy Lou Kegley
Shelioh May Kegley
Barbra Ann Kegley

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 5

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.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 22

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh ( see Quigley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gean Kegley in household of Floyd Kegley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gene Edward Kegley, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Gene Kegley in entry for Mrs Clara M Kegley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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