Minnie Gaye Storie

22 November 1925–1994 (Age 68)
Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Minnie Gaye

When Minnie Gaye Storie was born on 22 November 1925, in Watauga, North Carolina, United States, her father, Charlie Smith Storie, was 35 and her mother, Allie Victoria Lowrance, was 35. She married Varden Marvin Shook on 19 September 1945, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1994. She died in 1994, at the age of 69, and was buried in Boone, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Varden Marvin Shook
Minnie Gaye Storie
Marriage: 19 September 1945

Spouse and Children

19 September 1945
Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 4

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Storey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gay Storie in household of Charlie S Storie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Gaye Storie Shook, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gaye Story, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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