William Wesley Walls

7 March 1896–23 December 1946 (Age 50)
Coalfield, Morgan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Wesley

When William Wesley Walls was born on 7 March 1896, in Coalfield, Morgan, Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew Reid Walls, was 25 and his mother, Martha Ann Justice, was 24. He married Anna May Bales on 19 February 1921, in Morgan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1930 and Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1946. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 December 1946, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield, Morgan, Tennessee, United States.

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William Wesley Walls
Anna May Bales
Marriage: 19 February 1921
Josephine Elizabeth Walls
Melba Jenett Walls
Herbert Wayne Walls
William Wesley Walls

Spouse and Children

19 February 1921
Morgan, Tennessee, United States


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wall .2 Scottish: most probably a derivative of Wallace .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William W Walls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wesley Walls in household of Andy Walls, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willam W Walls in household of Andy R Walls, "United States Census, 1910"

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