Mattie Velma Tynes

27 September 1907–17 August 1996 (Age 88)
Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mattie Velma

When Mattie Velma Tynes was born on 27 September 1907, in Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, her father, William Samuel Tynes, was 43 and her mother, Amanda Belle Lockwood, was 27. She married Lawrence Hampton Johnston on 15 September 1925, in Haynesville, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Haynesville, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States in 1925 and Ward Four, Morehouse, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 August 1996, in Bastrop, Morehouse, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bastrop, Morehouse, Louisiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lawrence Hampton Johnston
1904–1987
Mattie Velma Tynes
1907–1996
Marriage: 15 September 1925
Lawrence Donald Johnston
1927–2009
James Douglas Johnston
1930–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1925
Haynesville, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin but unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Velma Johnston in household of Lawrence H Johnston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Velma Johnston in household of Lawrence H Johnston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mattie A Tynes in household of W S Tynes, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.