Wallace Edward Thigpen

1909–1963 (Age 54)
Clarendon, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Wallace Edward

When Wallace Edward Thigpen was born on 9 October 1909, in Clarendon, South Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Moultrie (or Moses) Thigpen, was 32 and his mother, Lily May "Lillie" Lawrence, was 23. He married ? on 27 December 1930, in Manning, Clarendon, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Plowden Mills Township, Clarendon, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Sammy Swamp Township, Clarendon, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 20 November 1963, in Elizabethtown, Bladen, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Baptist Cemetery, Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States.

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Wallace Edward Thigpen
Marriage: 27 December 1930

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27 December 1930
Manning, Clarendon, South Carolina, United States

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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.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 7

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wallace E Thigpen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wallice Thigpen in household of Charley Thigpen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wallace Thigpen in household of Charly M Thigpen, "United States Census, 1910"

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