Eleanor Shirley Fegley

1933–2014 (Age 80)
Tilden, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eleanor Shirley

When Eleanor Shirley Fegley was born on 10 February 1933, in Tilden, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Curtis Fegley, was 24 and her mother, Edith Heckman, was 22. She died on 6 January 2014, in Orange City, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 80.

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 8

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 .

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

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