Minnis Lee Peavyhouse

1927–2005 (Age 78)
Rocky River, , Tennessee

The Life of Minnis Lee

When Minnis Lee Peavyhouse was born on 6 May 1927, his father, Raymond Editon Peavyhouse, was 23 and his mother, Roxie Ellener Matthews, was 17. He lived in Civil District 1, Fentress, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 3 September 2005, in Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78.

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Minnis Lee Peavyhouse
Edith Perry

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Raymond Editon Peavyhouse


  • Roxie Ellener Matthews




  • Willard Peavyhouse


  • Male1927–2005Male

  • James Ray Peavyhouse


World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 4

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. 
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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  • Minnis L Peavyhouse in household of Ray E Peavyhouse, "United States Census, 1940"

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