Vivienne Lee Tarrant

Female19 July 1920–6 June 1981

Brief Life History of Vivienne Lee

When Vivienne Lee Tarrant was born on 19 July 1920, in Taylorville, Christian, Illinois, United States, her father, Zedick Clenenon Tarrant, was 55 and her mother, Fannie Myrtle Dewhirst, was 43. She married Chester Owen Hunsley on 6 October 1940, in Maplewood, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bear Creek Township, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 6 June 1981, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Owen Hunsley
1917–1977
Vivienne Lee Tarrant
1920–1981
Marriage: 6 October 1940
Constance Sue "Connie" Hunsley
1941–2009

Sources (13)

  • Vivienne L Hunsley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Vivienne Hunsley, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mrs Vivian Hunsley in entry for Zeddie Tarrant, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1940Maplewood, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 5

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 17

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Hampshire and Wiltshire): habitational name from any of the eight places in Dorset named from the River Tarrant. The river name is of British origin and probably means ‘the trespasser, the river liable to floods’; see Trent .

    Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Toráin ‘descendant of Torán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of tor ‘lord, hero, or champion’. See Torrens .

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

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