Nora Clay

1903–1985 (Age 82)
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nora

When Nora Clay was born in 1903, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Joseph L Clay, was 22 and her mother, Minnie Triplett, was 21. She married Virgil Albert Hinchman on 19 March 1921, in Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Logan Magisterial District, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in 1985, at the age of 82, and was buried in McConnell, Logan, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Albert Hinchman
Nora Clay
Marriage: 19 March 1921
Regina Hinchman
Herman Hinchman
Herman R Hinchman

Spouse and Children

19 March 1921
Logan, West Virginia, United States


    Regina Hinchman


    Herman Hinchman


    Herman R Hinchman


Parents and Siblings



    Oscar Clay


    Sadie Rebecca Clay



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Pike, Kentucky, United States
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 23

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English clǣg ‘clay’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of clay soil or as a metonymic occupational name for a worker in a clay pit ( see Clayman ).2 Americanized spelling of German Klee .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora G Clay in household of Joseph L Clay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Clay in household of Joseph L Clay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora Hinchman in household of Virgil Hinchman, "United States Census, 1940"

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