Emory J. Kinsler

12 January 1923–13 January 2003 (Age 80)
Kyles Ford, Hancock, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emory J.

When Emory J. Kinsler was born on 12 January 1923, in Kyles Ford, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, his father, Marion Roscoe Kinsler, was 30 and his mother, Minnie Fugate, was 31. He married Mary Ruth Hopkins on 9 May 1947, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 4, Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 13 January 2003, in Sneedville, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States.

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Emory J. Kinsler
Mary Ruth Hopkins
Marriage: 9 May 1947

Spouse and Children

9 May 1947
Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Virgie Murtle Kinsler



    Estel Kinsler


    Lucian Kinsler


    Gladys Kinsler


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 8

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

Americanized form of German Künzler ( see Kunzler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emory Kinsler in household of Roscoe Kinsler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emary Kinsler in household of Rosco Kinsler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emory Kinsler, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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