Fannie Sue Hight

Female16 May 1894–2 June 1972

Brief Life History of Fannie Sue

When Fannie Sue Hight was born on 16 May 1894, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Hilary Thomas Hight, was 39 and her mother, Ginnitta Charnelli Collier, was 35. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Revis Sherman Brown. She lived in Glendale, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 5, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 2 June 1972, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fountain Heights, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Revis Sherman Brown
Fannie Sue Hight
Mary Pauline Brown
Ray Thomas Brown

Sources (10)

  • Fannie F Brown in household of Sherman Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie Brown, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Fannie Sue Height in entry for Ray Thomas Brown and Chene Rieves, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hite .

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

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