William Guy Wallace Sr

Brief Life History of William Guy

When William Guy Wallace Sr was born on 29 November 1884, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Ellis Wallace, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Kate Hardeman, was 33. He married Margaret Claire Compton on 20 June 1911, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 7, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 18 May 1947, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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William Guy Wallace Sr
Margaret Claire Compton
Marriage: 20 June 1911
Anne Laurine Wallace
William Guy Wallace Jr
Francis Compton Wallace
Marguerite Kathleen Wallace

Sources (14)

  • Wm L Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Wallace, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • William Guy Wallace, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Wallis , especially in Scotland, where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.

Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, e.g. Wallach .

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

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