Nora Lee Brown

1895–1978 (Age 83)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nora Lee

When Nora Lee Brown was born in 1895, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Hezekiah Kye Brown, was 45 and her mother, Maria Jane Auxier, was 43. She had at least 3 daughters with Henry Burch Haws. She lived in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died in 1978, at the age of 83, and was buried in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Henry Burch Haws
Nora Lee Brown
Pauline Haws
Mary E Haws
Francis Haws

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    Pauline Haws


    Mary E Haws


    Francis Haws


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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  • Nora Brown in household of Hezekiah Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora Lee Hows in household of Henry Hows, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Haws in household of Henry B Haws, "United States Census, 1940"

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