Vernie Ray Tinsley

16 September 1918–7 September 1969 (Age 51)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Vernie Ray

When Vernie Ray Tinsley was born on 16 September 1918, in Virginia, United States, her father, Linwood Loving Tinsley, was 13 and her mother, Nettie Altizer, was 27. She married George Cabble Branscom on 19 July 1937, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Big Creek Magisterial District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Jeffersonville Magisterial District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 7 September 1969, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Cabble Branscom
1916–1987
Vernie Ray Tinsley
1918–1969
Marriage: 19 July 1937
George Cabble Branscom
1939–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1937
Virginia, United States
children

(1)

    George Cabble Branscom

    Male1939–2005Male

Parents and Siblings

    Linwood Loving Tinsley

    Male1905–1992Male

    Female1890–1953Female

siblings

(5)

    Thomas Russell Tinsley

    Male1916–1988Male

    Female1918–1969Female

    Bill Alvie Tinsley

    Male1924–2011Male

    Male1925–1963Male

    Nettie Jean Tinsley

    Female1930–1982Female

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1932

Age 14

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham, named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlāw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’. This name is also established in Ulster.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Verna Tinsley in household of Linwood Tinsley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vernie Branscom in household of George Branscom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernie Tinsley in household of Lenwood Tinsley, "United States Census, 1930"

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