Mollie Tinsley

8 April 1907–2 March 1970 (Age 62)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mollie

When Mollie Tinsley was born on 8 April 1907, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, her father, Rubin Cook Tinsley, was 23 and her mother, Millie Pitcock, was 23. She lived in Magisterial District 1 Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 2 March 1970, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62.

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Rubin Cook Tinsley
Millie Pitcock
Mollie Tinsley
Sim Tinsley
Robert Tinsley
William Tinsley

Parents and Siblings




    Sim Tinsley



    William Tinsley


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.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 5

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 19

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham, named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlāw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’. This name is also established in Ulster.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Molly Tinsley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mollie Tinsley in household of Reuben C Tinsley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mollie Tinsley in household of Rube Tinsley, "United States Census, 1920"

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