Letha M Hendrix

20 August 1918–9 January 2013 (Age 94)
Stoney Point, Carroll, Georgia, United States

The Life of Letha M

When Letha M Hendrix was born on 20 August 1918, in Stoney Point, Carroll, Georgia, United States, her father, Monroe Robert Hendrix, was 26 and her mother, Minnie Lee Tuggle, was 23. She married Cyril Calvin Gordon on 14 January 1940, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. She lived in Tyus, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 714, Carroll, Georgia, United States for about 5 years. She died on 9 January 2013, in Bowdon Junction, Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery, Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Cyril Calvin Gordon
Letha M Hendrix
Marriage: 14 January 1940

Spouse and Children

    Cyril Calvin Gordon



14 January 1940
Carroll, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Clarence Hendricks



    Island Ray Hendrix


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

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

Dutch and German (northwest): patronymic from the personal name Hendrik ( see Henry 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Letha M Hendrix in household of Monroe R Hendrix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Letha M Hendrix in household of Monroe R Hendrix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Letha M Hendry in household of Monroe R Hendrix, "United States Census, 1920"

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