John Lee Winnett

9 May 1909–20 March 1985 (Age 75)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Winnett was born on 9 May 1909, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, Hilary Lee Winnett, was 26 and his mother, Elsia Anna Ledford, was 26. He married Margie Marie Ledford on 28 February 1937, in White, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, White, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 20 March 1985, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Black Oak Cemetery, White, Tennessee, United States.

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John Lee Winnett
Margie Marie Ledford
Marriage: 28 February 1937

Spouse and Children

28 February 1937
White, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hilary Lee Winnett





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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 20

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

English: from a pet form of Wynn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John L Winnet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Winnett in household of Anne Winnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Winnett, "Tennessee, White County Records, 1809-1975"

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