Verta Voy Double

25 April 1918–17 September 2012 (Age 94)
Fayette, Fulton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Verta Voy

When Verta Voy Double was born on 25 April 1918, in Fayette, Fulton, Ohio, United States, her father, Jesse Noble Double, was 25 and her mother, Alma Melissa Beal, was 31. She lived in Wheatland, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 17 September 2012, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Noble Double
1893–1943
Alma Melissa Beal
1886–1958
Anna C Double
1915–
Katheryn Double
1915–
Alfred Guy Double
1916–2002
Verta Voy Double
1918–2012
Glenn Arthur Double
1920–1986
Ernest W Double
1922–1986
Kenneth L Double
1924–1978
Mildred Double
1926–1967
Jaunita Louise Double
1927–1938

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French doubel ‘twin’ (literally ‘double’, from Late Latin duplus, classical Latin duplex, from du(o) ‘two’ + plek, a root meaning ‘fold’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Verta V Double in household of Jesse M Double, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verta V Double, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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