Mae Fern Conley

1927–1999 (Age 72)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mae Fern

When Mae Fern Conley was born on 3 May 1927, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, her father, Kirby Kay Conley, was 27 and her mother, Clarissa Mae Fannin, was 29. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 3 October 1999, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Chester Arthur Thompson
1922–1995
Mae Fern Conley
1927–1999

Spouse and Children

    Chester Arthur Thompson

    Male1922–1995Male

    Female1927–1999Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Alma Ruth Conley

    Female1920–2004Female

    Male1921–1991Male

    Mary Magdalene Conley

    Female1923–Female

    Muriel Conley

    Female1925–2006Female

    Female1927–1999Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Connolly .

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

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Sources (1)

  • May Fern Conley in household of Kirby Conley, "United States Census, 1940"

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