Lurra Lee Chesnut

9 August 1927–24 March 1995 (Age 67)
Morton, Scott, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lurra Lee

When Lurra Lee Chesnut was born on 9 August 1927, in Morton, Scott, Mississippi, United States, her father, Robert Lynn Chesnut, was 22 and her mother, Beatrice Lizzie Massey, was 18. She lived in Beat 3, Scott, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 March 1995, in Morton, Scott, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Morton, Scott, Mississippi, United States.

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James Wesley Patrick
Lurra Lee Chesnut

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 12

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lurralee Chesnut in household of Lynn Chesnut, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lurra Lee Chestnut in household of Lynn Chestnut, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lurra Lee Patrick in entry for Mr James Wesley Patrick Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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