Forrest William Fackler

Male16 July 1909–1999

Brief Life History of Forrest William

When Forrest William Fackler was born on 16 July 1909, in Syracuse, Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, his father, William David Fackler, was 36 and his mother, Addie Louise Baird, was 25. He married Blanch Isabell Culler on 26 September 1931, in Syracuse, Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States. He lived in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 9 years and Benton, Benton Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1950. He died in 1999, in Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90.

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Forrest William Fackler
Blanch Isabell Culler
Marriage: 26 September 1931

Sources (10)

  • Forest Fackle, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Forest W Fackler, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Forrest in entry for Blanche I Fackler, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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  • Marriage
    26 September 1931Syracuse, Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 1

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    1910 · The Mann Act

    Age 1

    This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 26

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a torch maker or for someone whose job was to light or carry a torch, from Middle High German vackel ‘torch’ + agent suffix -er; later fackeln took on the meaning of ‘to waver, shilly-shally’, hence a nickname for a wavering, hesitating person.

    East German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw or other Slavic names beginning with Vech- or Vach.

    Americanized form of German Fachler, an occupational name for a surveyor of fish pens (see Fecher ).

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

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