Rhode Island Dilen Hensely

2 April 1902–15 August 1994 (Age 92)
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rhode Island Dilen

When Rhode Island Dilen Hensely was born on 2 April 1902, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Robert Hensley, was 30 and her mother, Ida Mary P Cody, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Granville Brian Bush. She lived in District 8, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 8, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 15 August 1994, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 92.

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Granville Brian Bush
Rhode Island Dilen Hensely
Lucy Mae Bush
Clyda Bea Bush
John Clinton Bush

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Hensall in North Yorkshire, originally named with the unattested Old English personal name Heþīn or Old Scandinavian Heþinn + Old English halh ‘nook’. 2. Huguenot surname, of unexplained origin, which was taken to England by a Protestant refugee who fled France after the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day ( 24 August 1572 ) and settled in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dilen Bush in household of Granville Bush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dilen Bush in household of Granville Bush, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rollie Hensley in household of John Hensley, "United States Census, 1910"

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