Nicia Helen Brittain

25 June 1896–11 December 1986 (Age 90)
Pansy, Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nicia Helen

When Nicia Helen Brittain was born on 25 June 1896, in Pansy, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Carr Grant Cole Brittain, was 29 and her mother, Martha Fee, was 23. She married Daniel Crockett Hensley on 13 September 1917, in Catron Creek, Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Whitewater Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 11 December 1986, in Connersville, Connersville Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Connersville, Connersville Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States.

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Daniel Crockett Hensley
Nicia Helen Brittain
Marriage: 13 September 1917
Marion Lucius Hensley
Opal Hensley
Curtis Otto Hensley

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
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.
1900 · Governor Shot
Age 4
On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
Age 24
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for a Celtic-speaking Briton or Breton ( see Brett ). In more recent times, this surname was adopted by immigrants to Britain as a token of their new patriotism.

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

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Sources (20)

  • Nicia Hensley in household of David C Hensley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nica Hensley in household of Daniel Hensley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nicie Hensley in household of Danial Hensley, "United States Census, 1930"

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