Nellie E. Hensley

Brief Life History of Nellie E.

When Nellie E. Hensley was born on 14 April 1896, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Adams Hensley, was 35 and her mother, Mary Orpha Stills, was 25. She married Dock Edward Fillers on 6 June 1916, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 18, Greene, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1950. She died on 31 August 1983, at the age of 87, and was buried in Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dock Edward Fillers
1884–1965
Nellie E. Hensley
1896–1983
Marriage: 6 June 1916
Elsie Marie Fillers
1917–1999
Grace Lee Fillers
1918–1988
Major Dallas Fillers
1921–1951
Albert Ray Fillers
1923–2000
Jay Drue Fillers
1925–2015
Addie Belle "Ann" Fillers
1927–2022
Mary Blue Fillers
1931–2016
P C Fillers
1933–
Edward Larue Fillers
1934–1959
George Lester Fillers
1935–1936

Sources (21)

  • Nellie Hensley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie Hensley, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nellie E Hensley Fillers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hensley in East Worlington (Devon), from the Old English personal name Hēahmund (genitive Hēahmundes) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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