Carl Junior Woodall

Male13 August 1930–11 May 1978

Brief Life History of Carl Junior

When Carl Junior Woodall was born on 13 August 1930, in Clarksdale, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Wallace Woodall, was 36 and his mother, Jennie Lurline Taylor, was 15. He lived in Beat 1, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 11 May 1978, in Sardis, Panola, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Sardis, Panola, Mississippi, United States.

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James Wallace Woodall
Jennie Lurline Taylor
Carl Junior Woodall
Irma Jean Woodall
Opal Louise Woodall

Sources (7)

  • Carl Woodall in household of Jennie Woodall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carl Woodall - Memory of Someone: birth: about 1933; Clarksdale, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States
  • Carl Woodall, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 9

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 14

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + halle ‘hall’ (Old English wudu + hall). The surname may be topographic, for a person who lived at a hall in a wood, or habitational, from one of the many places so named, such as Woodhall (Lincolnshire), Woodhall Farm in Wichenford (Worcestershire), Wood Hall in Risley (Derbyshire), Woodhall in Calverley (Yorkshire), or Woodall in Harthill (Yorkshire).

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

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