Ida Mae Kennedy

13 April 1903–7 January 1974 (Age 70)
Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ida Mae

When Ida Mae Kennedy was born on 13 April 1903, in Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States, her father, Robert Eli Kennedy, was 31 and her mother, Mary Lou Lolley, was 30. She married Lonzo Harrison Tyra on 24 October 1920, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Prentiss, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 2, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 7 January 1974, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Union Hill Cemetery, Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lonzo Harrison Tyra
1903–1979
Ida Mae Kennedy
1903–1974
Marriage: 24 October 1920
Bernice Thelmalou Tyra
1921–1988
Velar Mae Tyra
1923–2002
Clovis Lonzo Tyra
1926–2016
Ruby Nadine Tyra
1928–2019
Rufus Tyra
1931–1988
Clifford Tyra
1932–2018
Joe Hugh Tyra
1935–2003
Leonard Wayne Tyra
1939–1944
Vernon Lee Tyra
1942–1994
Infant Tyra
1944–1944
Sammy Tyra
1949–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 October 1920
Marion, Alabama, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 4

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ida Tyra in household of C H Tyra, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Tyra in household of Alonzo H Tyra, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Kenedy in household of Robert E Kenedy, "United States Census, 1920"

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