Thurman Hennessee

Male 1915 - 1987  (72 years)


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  • Name Thurman Hennessee 
    Born 22 May 1915  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 1987  River Park Hospital, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried White Hill Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I894  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2019 

    Father Asa C(layborn) Hennessee,   b. 2 Nov 1898, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1988, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Lillie Hillis,   b. 19 Jul 1896, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1978, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 May 1914  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1940  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frona "Fronie" Johnson,   b. 6 Jan 1918, Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 2014, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1935  Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence (Family) 1940  Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Maggie Ruth "Ruth"Hennessee,   b. 11 Jan 1937, Bledsoe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 2019, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Barbara Joan Hennessee
     3. Geraldine Hennessee,   b. (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1915 - Van Buren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Dec 1935 - Bledsoe County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1940 - Van Buren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1987 - River Park Hospital, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - White Hill Cemetery, Van Buren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From: "Ladye Jane Hunter"
      To: "HENNESSEE David"
      Subject: Obituary Thurman Hennessee
      Date: Sunday, July 21, 2002 3:19 AM

      Just dug this obituary out of my books.

      I think that Barbara below was married to Aubrey Wesley Stiles with these two children:

      Tony Lee Stiles b 22 Oct 1962 and Tommy Stiles b 9 Jul 1968.

      They are definitely children of Aubrey W. Stiles married to a Barbara Hennessee.

      Mr. Hennessee

      Ill for the past 10 months, Spencer resident Thurman Hennessee, 72, died at 1 p.m. Wednesday in River Park Hospital.

      A member of the Church of Christ and native of Van Buren County, he was retired from Cumberland Products Co.

      Married to the former Fronie Johnson, he was a son of A.C. Hennessee of Bone Cave and the late Lillie Hillis Hennessee.

      Besides his widow and father, he is survived by two daughters,

      Ruth Smith and Barbara Stiles of McMinnville.

      He is also survived by five brothers and six sisters, Rayburn and Cheerful Hennessee of Bone Cave, R.J. of Spencer, Clifford of Doyle, Waymon Hennessee of Georgia, Avo Billings, Loueva McBride and Agnes Wilson of McMinnville, Hassie Wilson of Doyle, Pauline Young of Bone Cave, Lila Roberts of Walling, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

      Gene Brock and Phillip Autry will conduct services in High Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. Friday. Interment will be in White Hill Cemetery.


      Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Fri, 29 May 1987.

      end of obituary [7]
    • Name: Thurman Hennessee
      Titles and Terms:
      Event Type: Census
      Event Date: 1940
      Event Place: Civil District 8, Van Buren, Tennessee, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 25
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Race: White
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1915
      Last Place of Residence: Rural, Van Buren, Tennessee
      District: 88-9
      Family Number: 62
      Sheet Number and Letter: 3B
      Line Number: 68
      Affiliate Publication Number: T627
      Affiliate Film Number: 3942
      Digital Folder Number: 005461314
      Image Number: 00393


      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Thurman Hennessee Head M 25 Tennessee
      Fronia Hennessee Wife F 22 Tennessee
      Maggie R Hennessee Daughter F 3 Tennessee

      Citing this Record
      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4HX-1VX : 14 March 2018), Maggie R Hennessee in household of Thurman Hennessee, Civil District 8, Van Buren, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 88-9, sheet 3B, line 70, family 62, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3942.

      end of census record [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1006] Barbara Hennessee Stiles, Family Group Records, Research & Abstractions,.

    2. [S46391] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hennessee&GSfn=thurman&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GR.

    3. [S13642] Thurman Hennessee, United States Census, 1940, Citing this Record.

    4. [S31561] "Van Buren County Marriage Records - Book I thru Book V: May 21, 1840 to, p. 41 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1178] "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4HX-21F : accessed.

    6. [S44476] Barbara Hennessee Stiles | Interview 4 Oct 2011 |bjs@blomand.net.

    7. [S13646] From: "Ladye Jane Hunter", ,.