Oscar Maness

1907–December 1986 (Age 79)
Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Oscar

When Oscar Maness was born in 1907, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Maness, was 37 and his mother, Maud Whitman, was 25. He lived in Civil District 5, Chester, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died in December 1986, in Dexter, Calloway, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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Oscar Maness
Bertha Thorn

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    Bertha Thorn


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    Maud Whitman




    Clauda Maness


    Luther Maness



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Manes .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Oscar Maness in household of James Maness, "United States Census, 1920"

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