Vera Vivian Falkner

1900–1995 (Age 95)
Vandiver, Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life of Vera Vivian

When Vera Vivian Falkner was born on 3 January 1900, in Vandiver, Shelby, Alabama, United States, her father, Henry J Falkner, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ellen Johnson, was 22. She married William Edgar Weldon about 1915, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 14 Vandiver, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1995, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Vandiver, Shelby, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edgar Weldon
1895–1963
Vera Vivian Falkner
1900–1995
Marriage: about 1915
Mardis W Weldon
1917–1981
Lois Weldon
1919–1940
Dorothy A. Weldon
1922–2000
Marcell Weldon
1924–1927
Marguerite Weldon
1929–
Margret Weldon
1930–
Marvin Weldon
1931–1935
Marguerite Weldon
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1915
Alabama, United States
children

(8)

    Male1917–1981Male

    Female1919–1940Female

    Dorothy A. Weldon

    Female1922–2000Female

    Marcell Weldon

    Male1924–1927Male

    Marguerite Weldon

    Female1929–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry J Falkner

    Male1875–1937Male

    Mary Ellen Johnson

    Female1878–1911Female

siblings

(7)

    Bertie Ophelia Falkner

    Female1895–1912Female

    Male1897–1972Male

    Female1900–1995Female

    Vida Eldora Falkner

    Female1902–1922Female

    Zadie A. Falkner

    Female1904–1979Female

+2 More Children

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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1927

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a falconer, Middle High German vakenoere. In medieval times falconry was a sport practised only by the nobility; it was the task of the falconer to look after the birds and train young ones.2 English: variant spelling of Faulkner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Weldon in household of Edger Weldon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vera Weldon in household of Edgar Weldon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virra V Falkner in household of Joseph H Falkner, "United States Census, 1900"

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