Larry Joe Pressley Sr

Male31 January 1948–31 October 1999

Brief Life History of Larry Joe

When Larry Joe Pressley Sr was born on 31 January 1948, in Edneyville Township, Henderson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Ralph Marvin Pressley, was 23 and his mother, Cary Hazel Brown, was 24. He had at least 3 sons with Ruby Lilly Moren. He died on 31 October 1999, in Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Arp, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Larry Joe Pressley Sr
Ruby Lilly Moren
Marvin Early Pressley
Kenneth Wayne Pressley
Larry Joe Pressley Jr.

Sources (18)

  • Larry Jo Pressley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Larry Joen Pressley, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Larry J Pressley, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"

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Children (3)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 1

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 11

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 14

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Priestley .

Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

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