John Furman Childress

7 August 1894–September 1979 (Age 85)
Buckingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John Furman

When John Furman Childress was born on 7 August 1894, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States, his father, John Martin Childress, was 34 and his mother, Fannie Ann Davis, was 33. He married Ethel May Williamson on 1 June 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1894 and Marshall District, Buckingham, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died in September 1979, in Lorton, Fairfax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85.

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John Furman Childress
Ethel May Williamson
Marriage: 1 June 1919
Robert Lee Childress

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
Age 5
On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
Age 23
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

(1997: 8217;2007: 18576; 2010: 24937)English: metathesized form of Childers . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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Sources (13)

  • John L. Childress, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • John F Childress in household of John M Childress, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014

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