Thomas Twitchell Felton

8 September 1913–27 January 2001 (Age 87)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of Thomas Twitchell

When Thomas Twitchell Felton was born on 8 September 1913, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, William Pruden Felton Sr., was 28 and his mother, Sallie Signora Borchardt, was 26. He lived in School District 34 Bearpaw, Blaine, Montana, United States in 1920 and Bearpaw, Blaine, Montana, United States in 1930. He died on 27 January 2001, in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Angeles Memorial Park, Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 3

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most of them, including those in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset (Winford), are named from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Another place of the same name in Somerset, also known as Whitchurch, has as its first element Old English fileðe ‘hay’. Felton Hill in Northumberland is named with the Old English personal name Fygla(a derivative of fugol ‘bird’; compare Fowle ).

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

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  • Thomas Y Felton in household of William P Felton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas T Felton in household of Felton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Twitchel Felton, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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