Elizabeth Meck Fegley

1920–2007 (Age 87)
Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery North Manheim, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Meck

When Elizabeth Meck Fegley was born on 24 October 1920, her father, Gilbert Raymond Fegley, was 34 and her mother, Elsie Victoria Meck, was 31. She married Russel William Coover on 31 July 1946, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Tamaqua, Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 19 November 2007, at the age of 87.

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Elizabeth Meck Fegley
Russel William Coover
Marriage: 31 July 1946

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31 July 1946
Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

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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.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
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

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Fegley in household of G Ray Fegley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Figley in household of G Raymond Figley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Coover in entry for Elmira D Fegley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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