Fannie Lucretia Champion

15 April 1885–
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Fannie Lucretia

When Fannie Lucretia Champion was born on 15 April 1885, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Frederick E Champion, was 30 and her mother, Susie A. Dobyns, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Arthur Yell Berry Sr. She lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1885 and Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Yell Berry Sr
1882–1962
Fannie Lucretia Champion
1885–
Mary F Berry
1909–
Arthur Yell Berry Jr
1913–1988
John C Berry
1920–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Mary F Berry

    Female1909–Female

    Male1913–1988Male

    John C Berry

    Male1920–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick E Champion

    Male1855–1924Male

    Susie A. Dobyns

    Female1855–1934Female

siblings

(4)

    Georgia B Champion

    Female1874–1941Female

    Mary F Champion

    Female1876–Female

    Gertrude Turner Champion

    Female1882–Female

    Female1885–Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

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

English (of Norman origin) and French: status name for a professional champion, especially an agent employed to represent one of the parties in a trial by combat, a method of settling disputes current in the Middle Ages. The word comes from Old French champion, campion (Late Latin campio, genitive campionis, a derivative of campus ‘plain’, ‘field of battle’). Compare Campion , Kemp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie C Berry in household of Artie A Berry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fannie C Berry in household of A Y Berry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fannie Berry in household of Fred Champion, "United States Census, 1920"

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