Addie Blane Childress

8 October 1922–13 March 2002 (Age 79)
Bastian, Bland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Addie Blane

When Addie Blane Childress was born on 8 October 1922, in Bastian, Bland, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Smith Childress, was 53 and her mother, Laurisa Delilah Igo, was 36. She married Harry Thorne Rudder Sr. on 11 March 1959, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rocky Gap Magisterial District, Bland, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 13 March 2002, in Rocky Gap, Bland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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Harry Thorne Rudder Sr.
Addie Blane Childress
Marriage: 11 March 1959
Harry Thorne Rudder Jr.

Spouse and Children

11 March 1959
Tazewell, Virginia, United States


    Harry Thorne Rudder Jr.


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 19

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie B Childress in household of Joe S Childress, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adia B Childers in household of Joe S Childers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addie Blayne Childress, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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