Callie Tankersley

10 July 1897–September 1979 (Age 82)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Callie

When Callie Tankersley was born on 10 July 1897, in Alabama, United States, her father, Wallis Tankersley, was 25 and her mother, Frances, was 31. She married Willie Scott Webb on 25 December 1915, in Letohatchee, Lowndes, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 15 Letohatchie, Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Letohatchee, Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died in September 1979, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Willie Scott Webb
Callie Tankersley
Marriage: 25 December 1915
Margaret Webb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1915Letohatchee, Lowndes, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    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.
    1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed
    Age 15
    The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Yorkshire and Lincolnshire):habitational name from Tankersley in Yorkshire, named from the Old English personal name Thancrēd (genitive Thancrēdes) + Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’. This surname has now died out in Britain.occasional variant of Donkersley, itself a variant of Dunkerley , see Dunkley .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Callie Webb in entry for Margaret Webb, "Alabama, County Birth Registers, 1881-1930"
    • Callie Tankesly in household of Watter Tankesly, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Callie Tankersley, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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