Amanda Frances Massey

1867–1946 (Age 79)
Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Amanda Frances

When Amanda Frances Massey was born in 1867, in Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Lebo Massie, was 21 and her mother, Mary Ann Francis, was 23. She married Lucius Henson on 4 November 1897. She lived in Clyde Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Beaverdam Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died in 1946, in Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Lucius Henson
Amanda Frances Massey
Marriage: 4 November 1897

Spouse and Children

4 November 1897
, Haywood, North Carolina, USA

Parents and Siblings

    William Lebo Massie


    Mary Ann Francis




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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Henson in household of Lucius S Henson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda Massey in household of Western L Massey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda Francis, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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