Louise Costner

2 March 1914–16 November 2002 (Age 88)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Louise

When Louise Costner was born on 2 March 1914, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Wallace Costner, was 41 and her mother, Dulcie Balma Huffstetler, was 34. She married William Boyd Best on 2 June 1934, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 1, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 16 November 2002, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Carpenters Campground Cemetery, Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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William Boyd Best
Louise Costner
Marriage: 2 June 1934
Stanley Boyd Best Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1934Blount, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1931 · The Parthenon is Built
    Age 17
    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 23
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Kostner or Kastner .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Louise Best in household of Boyd Best, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Louise Costner, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"
    • Louise Costner Best, "Find A Grave Index"

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