Thursa Herren

about 1895–30 November 1979 (Age 84)
Utica, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Thursa

When Thursa Herren was born about 1895, in Utica, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, her father, David Wilson Herren, was 33 and her mother, Frances Herren Elliott, was 26. She married Fowler about 1913, in Mississippi, United States. She died on 30 November 1979, at the age of 84.

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Fowler
1893–
Thursa Herren
1895–1979
Marriage: about 1913

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 12
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1917
Age 22
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German: byname for someone in the service of a lord and his family, from a genitive plural form of Middle High German her ‘nobleman’, ‘lord’, as in Herrendorf, habitational name from a place near Küstrin; or the nickname Herrenhans, for someone named John in the service of a nobleman; Herrenknecht, a servant in a noble family; or Herrenschneider, a tailor hired by a nobleman.

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

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