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"Stella" Tinsley was born in Providence, KY, the daughter of William and Celia Tinsley. Her father was a coal miner. The family is enumerated in the 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. Censuses. In the 1900 U.S. Census, Stella was two years old; her birthdate was listed as October 1898. In the 1940 U.S. Census she was a widow living in Providence, working for a life insurance company.
After her military service, Estella Cox returned home. In 1968 she was living in Providence when her sister Agnes Moody died (source: "Mrs. Agnes Moody," Messenger and Inquirer, 1/17/1968, p. 2). Estella died in Muhlenberg County, KY in 1984 (sources: "Estella Cox," Evansville Press, 3/19/1984, p. 18; and Kentucky Death Index in Ancestry).
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Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Cox, Estella Tinsley,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 21, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004444.
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