Okie Hatley

4 February 1913–20 February 1999 (Age 86)
Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Okie

When Okie Hatley was born on 4 February 1913, in Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Skyles Hatley, was 38 and her mother, Fannie Elizabeth Davenport, was 30. She married Henry William Jordan on 23 April 1934, in Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 23 Alonzo Thomas Store, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1940 and Eight Mile, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1980. She died on 20 February 1999, in Citronelle, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Allentown Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Henry William Jordan
Okie Hatley
Marriage: 23 April 1934
Bonita Jordan

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
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.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment
Age 4
The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 24
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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: habitational name from any of a group of places in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, named with Old English hætt ‘hat’, probably the name of a hill ( see Hatt ) + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Oakie Jardon in household of Henry W Jardon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hoka J Hatley in household of William S Hatley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oakie Hatley in household of W Sciles Hatley, "United States Census, 1930"

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