Nettie Blanche Wallace

16 October 1896–20 November 1959 (Age 63)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Nettie Blanche

When Nettie Blanche Wallace was born on 16 October 1896, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, James William Wallace, was 20 and her mother, Ida Dean Gooch, was 20. She married John Arthur Zahnd on 8 September 1918, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1935 and Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 20 November 1959, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Arthur Zahnd
Nettie Blanche Wallace
Marriage: 8 September 1918
Kathleen Zahnd
Earl Douglas Zeke Zahnd
Loyce Elaine Zahnd
Peggy Sue Zahnd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1918Lauderdale, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed
    Age 16
    The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Nettie Wallace in household of Wm Wallace, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Nettie Wallace in entry for Morris Glenn Rogers and Loyce Elaine Zahnd, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Nettie Zahnd in household of John A Zahnd, "United States Census, 1940"

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