Nelson Early Grubbs

16 April 1920–May 1989 (Age 69)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Nelson Early

When Nelson Early Grubbs was born on 16 April 1920, in Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Early Grubbs, was 38 and his mother, Minnie, was 33. He married Helen Elaine Wingfield on 28 November 1946, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. He lived in Big Lick Magisterial District, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in May 1989, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cedar Lawn Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Nelson Early Grubbs
Helen Elaine Wingfield
Marriage: 28 November 1946

Spouse and Children


    Helen Elaine Wingfield


28 November 1946
Roanoke, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Early Grubbs







    Nellie Mae Grubbs


    Clyde Thomas Grubbs


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.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic form of Grubb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Nelson Grubbs in household of I Earley Grubbs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nelson Early Grubbs in entry for Garry Ray Basham and Pamela Elaine Grubbs, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Nelson Early Grubbs, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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