Ernest Herman Maness

24 March 1915–19 November 2002 (Age 87)
Chesterfield, Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ernest Herman

When Ernest Herman Maness was born on 24 March 1915, in Chesterfield, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lafayette Maness, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Della "Lizzie " Lewis, was 32. He married Excell Hays on 4 August 1932, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 6, Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 2002, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Chesterfield, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Ernest Herman Maness
Hattie Sue Dyer
Marriage: 9 November 1984

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9 November 1984
Henderson, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 16

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Manes .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ernest Maness in household of Joe S Maness, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Herman Maness, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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