Lenton Jack Childress

20 February 1905–30 April 1985 (Age 80)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Lenton Jack

When Lenton Jack Childress was born on 20 February 1905, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Hartsel Arthur Childress, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Hales, was 24. He lived in Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States for about 15 years and Justice Precinct 7, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 30 April 1985, in Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Midway Cemetery, Midway, Polk, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lenton Jack Childress
1905–1985
Donna Earline Lane
1913–2000
Jack Douglas Childress
1931–2011
Donna Earline Childress
1936–1940
Bertie Louise Childress
1942–2013

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Clyde Claude Childress

    Male1901–1981Male

    Luther Childress

    Male1902–1977Male

    Male1905–1985Male

    Female1907–2001Female

    Childress

    Male1910–Male

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 1

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenton Childress, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lenton Childress, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenton Childers in household of Hartsel H Childers, "United States Census, 1910"

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