Thelma Cassie Hammons

25 July 1914–18 September 2002 (Age 88)
Mountain City, Johnson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thelma Cassie

When Thelma Cassie Hammons was born on 25 July 1914, in Mountain City, Johnson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Ellis Hammons, was 32 and her mother, Ida Lanora Lowe, was 28. She lived in Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 2002, in Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest Hill Memorial Park, Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Franklin Grindstaff
1924–2004
Thelma Cassie Hammons
1914–2002

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Bonnie Hammond

    Female1907–1995Female

    Ernest McGarvey Hammons

    Male1910–2000Male

    Female1914–2002Female

    Erleen Viola Hammons

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 4

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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 17

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. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands and Wales): apparently a variant of Hammonds .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Hammons in household of William E Hammons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Hammons in household of William E Hammons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C Thelma Hammons in household of W Ellis Hammons, "United States Census, 1940"

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