June Barnard

12 June 1922–9 January 2003 (Age 80)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of June

When June Barnard was born on 12 June 1922, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, her father, James Walter Barnard, was 31 and her mother, Ada Souter, was 25. She married Arthur Curtis Thigpen in 1948. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Wilbarger, Texas, United States in 1940 and Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States in 2001. She died on 9 January 2003, in Lincoln, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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Arthur Curtis Thigpen
June Barnard
Marriage: 1948

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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 and French: variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • June Barnard in household of J W Barnard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • June Barnard in household of James W Barnard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • June B Thigpen, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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