Fannie Faye Neal Thames

Brief Life History of Fannie Faye Neal

When Fannie Faye Neal Thames was born on 14 September 1939, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, her father, Curtis Elmore Thames, was 24 and her mother, Eunice Lucille Foster, was 20. She married James E. Newsome on 30 June 1954, in New Augusta, Perry, Mississippi, United States. She lived in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1950. She died on 16 August 1994, in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 54.

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James E. Newsome
Fannie Faye Neal Thames
Marriage: 30 June 1954

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  • Fannie N Thames, "United States 1950 Census"

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World Events (8)

1940 · The Lock and Dam System is Completed

A lock and dam system is a system that allows boats to go from one water level to another either up or down and the boats continue going through each until they get to the end. There are 29 on the Mississippi River.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (London and Kent):

topographic name from the river Thames in southeastern England. The river name is related to the Indo-European root tā-, tə- ‘melt, flow’.

variant of Tame , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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