Velma Cadle

1905–1940 (Age 35)
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Velma

When Velma Cadle was born in 1905, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Richard Wood Cadle, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Alice Burcham, was 26. She had at least 3 sons with William Lee Johnson. She lived in Prentiss, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1940, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Alcorn, Mississippi, United States.

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William Lee Johnson
Velma Cadle
Jack G Johnson
Decil G Johnson
Eudean Johnson

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 1
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 2
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 11
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire) and Irish, both of Norman origin: nickname from Old French cadel ‘leader’.English: variant of Caldwell and of Caudill .Probably also an Americanized form of German Kadel .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Vilmer Caddle in household of Richard W Caddle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Velma Cadle in household of Rich W Cadle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velma Cadle Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

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