John Ivy Nunnery Jr

2 January 1930–31 October 2007 (Age 77)
Liberty, Amite, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Ivy

When John Ivy Nunnery Jr was born on 2 January 1930, in Liberty, Amite, Mississippi, United States, his father, John Ivy Nunnery Sr, was 26 and his mother, Lurline Alice Reeves, was 26. He lived in Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1979 and Vicksburg, Chaffee, Colorado, United States in 2007. He died on 31 October 2007, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77.

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John Ivy Nunnery Sr
Lurline Alice Reeves
Mattie Glyn Nunnery
John Ivy Nunnery Jr
Linda Reeves Nunnery

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 9

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 21

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps from Middle English nonnerie ‘nunnery’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a nunnery or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked at one.

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

Sources (3)

  • John I Nunnery Jr. in household of John S Nunnery, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Ivy Nunnery in household of John Ivy Nunnery, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John I Nunnery Jr in entry for Mccomb, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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