Fairrie Lynn


Brief Life History of Fairrie

When Fairrie Lynn was born in 1896, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Thomas Lynn, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Mckirley, was 29. She married Willie Robert Lee on 13 August 1915, in Clay, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 8, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died in 1943, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Carlock, Jackson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie Robert Lee
Fairrie Lynn
Marriage: 13 August 1915
James Lester Lee
Rubia Avo Lee
Nettie Lou Lee
Lillie G Lee
Nannie Bell Lee
Oma Lee Lee
Johnie Christine Lee
Etty M Lee
Agnes Lee
Herman Dalton Lee
Willie Bryant Lee
Lillian Mae Lee

Sources (17)

  • Fary Lee in household of Willie Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fairy Lynn, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Farrie Lynn Lee, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1915Clay, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 0

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 4

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 13

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn (see Flynn ).

    Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.

    English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The placename is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool, stream’.

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

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