Flora Irene Sullenger

11 May 1924–18 December 1996 (Age 72)
Fluvanna, Scurry, Texas, United States

The Life of Flora Irene

When Flora Irene Sullenger was born on 11 May 1924, in Fluvanna, Scurry, Texas, United States, her father, John Tyra Sullenger, was 36 and her mother, Mary Isabel Hale, was 26. She married James Davis "JD" Hart on 15 January 1945, in Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Scurry, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 18 December 1996, in Gail, Borden, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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James Davis "JD" Hart
Flora Irene Sullenger
Marriage: 15 January 1945
Sidney Charles Hart

Spouse and Children

15 January 1945
Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, United States


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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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Sulingen, Suligen (in Switzerland), or Solingen in the Rhineland.

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

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  • Irine Sullenger in household of Tyra Sullenger, "United States Census, 1930"

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