Jeanette Work

21 June 1930–2 December 2010 (Age 80)
Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jeanette

When Jeanette Work was born on 21 June 1930, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Burton Work, was 44 and her mother, Tennessee Betty, was 21. She lived in Civil District 2, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 2 December 2010, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Burton Work
1885–1966
Tennessee Betty
1908–2003
Dollie M Work
1913–
Jeanette Work
1930–2010
Bernice Work
1934–
Kenneth Ralph Work
1946–2004

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Dollie M Work

    Female1913–Female

    Female1930–2010Female

    Bernice Work

    Female1934–Female

    Male1946–2004Male

World Events (8)

1931

Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 1

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. 
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 21

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Work in the parish of St. Ola, Orkney.2 English: from Old English (ge)weorc ‘work’, ‘fortification’, hence probably a topographic name or an occupational name for someone who worked on fortifications or at a fort.3 Danish: habitational name from a place so called.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jenette Work in household of Jessie B Work, "United States Census, 1940"

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