Jaqueline Ruth Searcy

15 March 1926–10 September 1994 (Age 68)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jaqueline Ruth

When Jaqueline Ruth Searcy was born on 15 March 1926, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Leslie Frank Searcy, was 38 and her mother, Gertrude Louise Deering, was 32. She married Charles Albert Parkhurst on 20 February 1944, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 10 September 1994, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Charles Albert Parkhurst
1919–1981
Jaqueline Ruth Searcy
1926–1994
Marriage: 20 February 1944
Danny Steven Parkhurst
1944–
Michael "Mike" Parkhurst (King)
–1083

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1944
Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States
children

(2)

    Danny Steven Parkhurst

    Male1944–Male

    Michael "Mike" Parkhurst (King)

    Male–1083Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 5

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

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: unexplained. It may be a variant of Sears or Sayers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Searcy in household of Gertrude Searcy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacqueline Ruth Searcy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Jacqueline Ruth Searcy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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