William Franklin Peddicord

1876–1955 (Age 79)
Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Franklin

When William Franklin Peddicord was born on 31 May 1876, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, Lloyd Bell Peddicord, was 28 and his mother, Anna M. Keller, was 26. He married Julia Edna Evans on 19 June 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 June 1955, at the age of 79, and was buried in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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William Franklin Peddicord
Julia Edna Evans
Marriage: 19 June 1901
Walter Owen Peddicord
Edith Estelle Peddicord
Ethel May Peddicord
Matilda Elsie Peddicord
Elizabeth E Peddicord
William Clarence Peddicord

Spouse & Children

19 June 1901
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Lloyd Bell Peddicord


  • Anna M. Keller




World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Petticrew .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William F Peddicord, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William F Peddicord, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William F Peddicord, "United States Census, 1910"

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