Violet Lee Tyler

11 September 1904–29 August 1995 (Age 91)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Violet Lee

Violet Lee Tyler was born on 11 September 1904, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. She married Upshaw Buchanan Attkisson on 11 September 1920, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 16, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 29 August 1995, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Upshaw Buchanan Attkisson
Violet Lee Tyler
Marriage: 11 September 1920
Charles Roy Attkisson
J W Attkisson
Margaret Attkisson
Gladys Effie Attkisson
Upshaw B Attkisson JR
Weaver Faye Attkisson

Spouse and Children

11 September 1920
Giles, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or layer of tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle English tile ‘tile’. In the Middle Ages tiles were widely used in floors and pavements, and to a lesser extent in roofing, where they did not really come into their own until the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet Attkisson in household of U B Attkisson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Violet T Attkisson in household of Upsaw Attkisson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Violet Tyler in entry for James W. Attkisson, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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