Milton Cary Tennis Sr.

16 July 1906–17 September 1971 (Age 65)
Hampton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Milton Cary

When Milton Cary Tennis Sr. was born on 16 July 1906, in Hampton, Virginia, United States, his father, Leonard Curtis Tennis, was 37 and his mother, Emma Melvina Todd, was 33. He lived in Chesapeake Magisterial District, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 17 September 1971, in Portsmouth, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Milton Cary Tennis Sr.
Minge Perkins

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Curtis Tennis


    Emma Melvina Todd




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 11

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 Possibly an altered spelling of North German or Dutch Tönnis, a short form of the personal name Antonius ( see Anthony ).2 English (Welsh borders): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Dennis 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton Tennis in household of Lawrence C Tennis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Milton Tennis in household of Leonard Tennis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Milton Cary Tennis, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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