Warren Fulson Wordell

8 September 1900–30 July 1975 (Age 74)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Warren Fulson

When Warren Fulson Wordell was born on 8 September 1900, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Gershom Wordell, was 40 and his mother, Emma Frances Potter, was 35. He married Fallee Helen Louise Brightman on 8 August 1929. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 30 July 1975, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Warren Fulson Wordell
Fallee Helen Louise Brightman
Marriage: 8 August 1929

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    Fallee Helen Louise Brightman


8 August 1929

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1907 · Larchmont sinks

Age 7

On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wardle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Warren Wardell in household of Gershom Wardell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Warren F Wordell in household of Gershom Wordell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Warren F Wordell, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"

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