Myrtle Massey (1894 - 1977)

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Myrtle Massey
1894 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Massey was born on December 8, 1894. She died in September 1977 at age 82. We know that Myrtle Massey had been residing in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County, Tennessee 38464.


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Myrtle Massey died in September 1977 at 82 years of age. She was born on December 8, 1894. We have no information about Myrtle's family or relationships. We know that Myrtle Massey had been residing in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County, Tennessee 38464.
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In 1894, in the year that Myrtle Massey was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1902, by the time she was merely 8 years old, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1929, by the time she was 35 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1954, Myrtle was 60 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, in the year of Myrtle Massey's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Myrtle L Massey
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
Myrtle May Massey
1890 - 1950
Box H, Australia
Myrtle Massey
around 1876 - Sep 30, 1945
Myrtle A. (Chappell) Massey
Born: around 1913
Myrtle J Massey
Sep 4, 1906 - Jun 25, 1997
Fresno, CA
Myrtle Massey
Jan 5, 1886 - March 1977
Baldwin Park, California
Myrtle E Massey
Oct 13, 1907 - Sep 15, 1987
Long Beach, CA
Myrtle P Massey
Sep 11, 1939 - Jan 6, 1997
Myrtle Massey
Oct 6, 1889 - August 1976
Myrtle Massey
Jan 11, 1889 - Oct 15, 1966
Twin Falls, ID
Myrtle A Massey
Oct 19, 1906 - Dec 25, 1995
Elsmore, KS
Myrtle E Massey
Apr 19, 1923 - Aug 20, 2009
Kent, WA
Myrtle Massey
Jun 3, 1886 - December 1969
Independence, Missouri
Myrtle Massey
Feb 8, 1890 - March 1971
Grovespring, Missouri
Myrtle Massey
Apr 1, 1891 - July 1964
Madison, Wisconsin
Myrtle Massey
Mar 12, 1910 - Apr 15, 1999
Maquoketa, IA
Myrtle C Massey
Feb 20, 1913 - February 1993
Fort Worth, TX
Myrtle Massey
Jul 13, 1892 - June 1970
Granbury, Texas
Myrtle Massey
Mar 4, 1882 - June 1979
Robstown, Texas

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Albert Massey
Apr 29, 1894 - March 1964
Jessie M Massey
Oct 15, 1907 - Oct 31, 1987
Oak Forest, IL
Lula Massey
Nov 14, 1901 - November 1984
Memphis, Tennessee
Joseph S Massey
Nov 13, 1943 - Apr 1, 2009
Memphis, TN
Mary Massey
Jul 6, 1940 - May 1984
Frank W Massey
Nov 25, 1942 - Dec 31, 1990
Douglas M Massey
Nov 4, 1943 - Oct 20, 2007
Morristown, TN
Kelley E Massey
Nov 22, 1912 - Feb 16, 1999
Chattanooga, TN
Lelia Massey
Sep 19, 1903 - February 1986
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
David Massey
Apr 10, 1947 - Apr 21, 1995
Puryear, TN
Paul Massey
Jan 18, 1949 - November 1981
Fayetteville, Tennessee
Briscoe Massey
Dec 18, 1907 - December 1978
Millington, Tennessee
Nancy Massey
Jun 25, 1922 - October 1979
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Dorothy Massey
Oct 3, 1929 - August 1980
Somerville, Tennessee
Royce Massey
Dec 13, 1946 - January 1993
Fayetteville, TN
Camiller T Massey
Mar 28, 1944 - May 27, 2005
Forest Park, IL
Garvin Massey
Jun 2, 1891 - December 1969
Memphis, Tennessee
Wakeman Massey
Jul 23, 1909 - August 1972
Floyd J Massey
Aug 24, 1904 - Mar 30, 1988
Harrison, AR
James R Massey
May 22, 1914 - Jan 4, 1991
Memphis, TN

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Aug 9, 1879 - September 1964
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Oct 23, 1891 - September 1963
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Apr 3, 1932 - Jul 22, 2001
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B S Hendrix
Jan 12, 1940 - Jan 15, 1995
Mary Porter
Jan 28, 1894 - April 1985
Petersburg, Tennessee
Mary A Coffey
Dec 7, 1926 - Jul 12, 2002
Columbia, TN
Dewy N Smith
Feb 11, 1941 - Oct 21, 2002
Robert Smith
Aug 5, 1888 - August 1977
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Charles W Frazier
Apr 10, 1938 - Dec 15, 1993
Iuka, MS
Kenneth L Parker
Apr 16, 1937 - Aug 27, 2000
Fairview, TN
Jimmy P Bridges
Dec 3, 1936 - Jul 11, 2009
Winnemucca, NV
Mamie Beasley
Aug 6, 1887 - May 1980
Manchester, Tennessee
Floyd Holt
Mar 4, 1937 - Jan 24, 2003
Canton, OH
John T Simmons
Jan 28, 1933 - Mar 19, 2011
Huntland, TN
Geneva Flint
Jul 11, 1924 - March 1984
Fayetteville, Tennessee
James R Litton
Sep 8, 1929 - Feb 6, 2009
Lyles, TN
Joyce L Rich
May 16, 1937 - May 16, 2002
Shelbyville, TN
Edward L Pilkinton
Mar 9, 1938 - Nov 22, 2008
Ethridge, TN
Malcolm P Cannon
Oct 14, 1912 - Nov 20, 1990
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Eleanor Stafford
Aug 15, 1915 - Oct 2, 2006
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