Lillie Blanche Fortenberry

3 May 1907–1 April 1985 (Age 77)
Cleveland, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillie Blanche

When Lillie Blanche Fortenberry was born on 3 May 1907, in Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Clayton Fortenberry, was 41 and her mother, Amanda Leola Eaker, was 40. She lived in Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1985. She died on 1 April 1985, in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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James Jones
Lillie Blanche Fortenberry

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    William Clayton Fortenberry





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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Fortenbach, a habitational name from a minor place in Bavaria named Furtenbach.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillie B Fautenbury in household of William C Fautenbury, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillie Blanche Jones, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Lillie Blanche Jones, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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