Ruth Evelyn Or Evie Hensley

Female27 November 1924–10 May 1999

Brief Life History of Ruth Evelyn Or Evie

When Ruth Evelyn Or Evie Hensley was born on 27 November 1924, in Penn Laird, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, Leroy Emmett Hansley Sr, was 39 and her mother, Ruth Marguerite Sprague, was 32. She married George Thomas Morrow on 25 March 1944, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Spring Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1950 and Carlisle, Kalamo Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1999. She died on 10 May 1999, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Loysville, Tyrone Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Thomas Morrow
Ruth Evelyn Or Evie Hensley
Marriage: 25 March 1944
George Thomas Morrow Jr

Sources (11)

  • Evelyn R Morrow, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ruth Evelyn Hensley, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Ruth E Morrow, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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  • Marriage
    25 March 1944Perry, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

    Age 17

    The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 20

    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: habitational name from Hensley in East Worlington (Devon), from the Old English personal name Hēahmund (genitive Hēahmundes) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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