Imogene Holbrook

15 May 1918–22 January 2008 (Age 89)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Imogene

When Imogene Holbrook was born on 15 May 1918, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Roy Holbrook, was 22 and her mother, Maggie May Croft, was 16. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Carson M Kincaid. She lived in Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 4, Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 2008, at the age of 89, and was buried in Macedonia Church Of Christ Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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Carson M Kincaid
Imogene Holbrook
Charles Edward Kincaid
Nancy Louise Kincaid
Wanda Sue Kincaid

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote
Age 2
In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 24
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + brōc ‘brook, stream’, such as Holbrook (Derbyshire, Dorset, Suffolk) and Howbrook in Wortley (Yorkshire).Americanized form of North German Halbrock (or some like-sounding surname), a cognate of 1 above.History: This name was first taken to America by the brothers Thomas and John Holbrook, who emigrated to MA in the 17th century; their line can be traced back to Dundry, Somerset, England, in the first half of the 16th century. Other English bearers who started early lines of descent in the New World are Joseph Ho(u)lbrook of Warrington, Lancashire, who emigrated to MD as an indentured servant in the later 17th century; Randolph Holbrook, who was in VA in the 1720s but later returned to Nantwich, Cheshire; and Rev. John Holbrook, who emigrated from Handbury, Staffordshire, to NJ c. 1723.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Imogene Holbrooks, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Imogene Kincaid in household of Carson Kincaid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Imogene Holbrooks in household of W R Holbrooks, "United States Census, 1930"

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