Minnie Lee Stallings

16 July 1900–22 July 1994 (Age 94)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Minnie Lee

When Minnie Lee Stallings was born on 16 July 1900, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Henderson Stallings, was 33 and her mother, Minty Rachel or Minnie Stepp, was 33. She married Cleveland Carl Christenbury on 3 August 1919, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Kannapolis, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1994. She died on 22 July 1994, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cleveland Carl Christenbury
Minnie Lee Stallings
Marriage: 3 August 1919
C C Christenbury
Dr Eugene C Christenbury
Herman L Christenbury
Charles Franklin Christenbury

Spouse and Children

3 August 1919
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States


    C C Christenbury


    Dr Eugene C Christenbury


    Herman L Christenbury


    Charles Franklin Christenbury




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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 18

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Stalling .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Lee Stallings in household of Henderson Stallings, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Christenberry in household of Molly F Christenberry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie L Christenbury in household of Cleveland C Christenbury, "United States Census, 1930"

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