James Edward Nipper Sr

27 October 1924–25 March 2001 (Age 76)
Ashburn, Turner, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of James Edward

When James Edward Nipper Sr was born on 27 October 1924, in Ashburn, Turner, Georgia, United States, his father, Johnnie Webster Nipper Jr., was 20 and his mother, Annie Maude VanZant, was 17. He died on 25 March 2001, in Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Monroe, Alabama, United States.

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James Edward Nipper Sr
Rebecca Louise Turner

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen
Age 17
The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1945 · Peace in a Post War World
Age 21
The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Nippe in Hesse. 2. nickname for an alert, astute person, from Middle Low German nip ‘exact’, ‘sharp‘’ (of sight and hearing)’, the -er reflecting the full (masculine) ending.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Edward Nipper in entry for Robert Alan Nipper and Teresa Margaret Lee, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • James E Nipper, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • James Edward Nipper, "Find A Grave Index"

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