Nora Ethel Back

25 March 1902–23 October 1951 (Age 49)
Bays, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nora Ethel

When Nora Ethel Back was born on 25 March 1902, in Bays, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry Carson Back, was 31 and her mother, Alice A Stidham, was 28. She married Stephen S King on 10 January 1920, in Taulbee, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Elliottville, Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 1, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1951, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Stephen S King
1883–1962
Nora Ethel Back
1902–1951
Marriage: 10 January 1920
Oscar King
1906–1930
Arthur King
1909–
John King
1911–
Golder King
1912–
Margarette King
1915–
Lucian King
1918–
Juanita King
1921–1940
Geneva King
1922–1951
Louise King
1924–
Evalie King
1926–
Stephenson S King
1927–
Orpha King
1929–
James Charles King
1936–1989
Happy Chandler King
1938–1988
Gladys Jewel King
1941–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1920
Taulbee, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
children

(15)

    Oscar King

    Male1906–1930Male

    Arthur King

    Male1909–Male

    John King

    Male1911–Male

    Golder King

    Female1912–Female

    Margarette King

    Female1915–Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Carson Back

    Male1870–1925Male

    Alice A Stidham

    Female1873–1937Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English bakke ‘back’ (Old English bæc), hence a nickname for someone with a hunched back or some other noticeable peculiarity of the back or spine, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or ridge, or at the rear of a settlement.2 English: from the Old English personal name Bacca, which was still in use in the 12th century. It is of uncertain origin, but may have been a byname in the same sense as 1.3 English: nickname from Middle English bakke ‘bat’ (apparently of Scandinavian origin), from some fancied resemblance to the animal.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora King in household of Steve King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora King in household of Steve S King, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Bock in household of Henry Back, "United States Census, 1910"

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