Pearlie Hill (1900 - 1975)

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Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Mississippi

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Reuben Walker Mervine

Reuben Walker Mervine

Jeffrey W Kenney

Jeffrey W Kenney

Elmer Lile and Maggie Hill

Elmer Lile and Maggie Hill

Harold Hill

Harold Hill

Alice Mae (Range) Hill

Alice Mae (Range) Hill

Walter and Clara (Hill) Christman

Walter and Clara (Hill) Christman

Chrissy Hill

Chrissy Hill

Chrissy Hill

Chrissy Hill

Mary Edith Hill

Mary Edith Hill

John Ansley Hill Sr.

John Ansley Hill Sr.

Patricia L Hill

Patricia L Hill

Madeline (Hill) and Richard Gifford Willis

Madeline (Hill) and Richard Gifford Willis

Glenna F Smith

Glenna F Smith

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Betty Jean (Brittian) Hill Reuben Walker Mervine Jeffrey W Kenney Elmer Lile and Maggie Hill

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1900 - In the year that Pearlie Hill was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

1913 - She was only 13 years old when ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1919 - At the age of 19 years old, Pearlie was alive when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1970 - When she was 70 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1975 - In the year of Pearlie Hill's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Pearlie Hill passed away in May 1975 at age 74. No cause of death has been entered for Pearlie. She was born on June 12, 1900. There is no information about Pearlie's family or relationships. We know that Pearlie Hill had been residing in Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Mississippi.

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