Selma Jean Brock

9 July 1937–23 October 2015 (Age 78)
Molus, Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Selma Jean

When Selma Jean Brock was born on 9 July 1937, in Molus, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ephraim Jesse "Ephie" Brock, was 41 and her mother, Ida Louise Calloway, was 35. She died on 23 October 2015, in Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in White River Valley Cemetery, Medora, Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Jesse "Ephie" Brock
Ida Louise Calloway
Geneva Grace Brock
Arvil Wright "Bud" Brock
Pearl Edward Brock
George Lee Brock
Joseph Henderson Brock
Joann A. Brock
Selma Jean Brock
Jewel Lene Brock

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 7

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Selma Jean Brock Verble, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Selma J Brock, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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