Fannie Jane Brents

29 March 1907–7 July 2003 (Age 96)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fannie Jane

When Fannie Jane Brents was born on 29 March 1907, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Porter A. Brents, was 29 and her mother, Sallie Jane Myers, was 28. She married Nelson Hunter on 24 December 1925, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 July 2003, in Pleasantville, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Pleasantville, Marion, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Hunter
1905–1989
Fannie Jane Brents
1907–2003
Marriage: 24 December 1925
Alfred Hunter

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1925
Indiana, United States
children

(1)

    Alfred Hunter

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Porter A. Brents

    Male1877–1914Male

    Female1879–1953Female

siblings

(5)

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.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 5

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1932

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Bren(t)z, a pet form of the personal name Brando ( see Brand 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Brents in household of Sallie Brents, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie J Hunter in household of Nelson Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fanny Hunter in household of Nelson Hunter, "United States Census, 1930"

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