Azzie Claudine Childress

6 November 1919–8 May 2009 (Age 89)
Neboville, Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Azzie Claudine

When Azzie Claudine Childress was born on 6 November 1919, in Neboville, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Johnnie Claude Childress, was 22 and her mother, Lena Marie Neil, was 17. She married Delbert Bishop on 24 December 1938, in Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 8 May 2009, in Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States.

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Delbert Bishop
Azzie Claudine Childress
Marriage: 24 December 1938
David Neil Bishop
Linda Kay Bishop

Spouse and Children

24 December 1938
Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States



    Linda Kay Bishop


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

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. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claudine Childress, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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