Frederick Dwight Pellett

Male16 April 1891–4 July 1953

Brief Life History of Frederick Dwight

When Frederick Dwight Pellett was born on 16 April 1891, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Clarence S Pellet, was 26 and his mother, Carolyn I Starring, was 23. He married Elizabeth Smith about 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cicero, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and River Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 4 July 1953, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Frederick Dwight Pellett
Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: about 1917
Oakley B. Pellet
Gilbert S. Pellet

Sources (20)

  • Frederic B Pellet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fredrich Dwight Pellett, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Frederic Dwight Pellet, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    about 1917
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 1

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 17

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): either from a pet form of the personal name Pell , or a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Old French pellet ‘fur’, a diminutive of pel ‘skin’. Compare Pelletier .

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

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