Ward Minnius Paullus

16 September 1902–29 June 1983 (Age 80)
Hartline, Grant, Washington, United States

The Life of Ward Minnius

When Ward Minnius Paullus was born on 16 September 1902, in Hartline, Grant, Washington, United States, his father, William Franklin Paullus, was 40 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Hatley, was 35. He married Alta May Carson on 5 November 1925, in Mountain View, Contra Costa, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fremont Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1920 and Hollister, San Benito, California, United States in 1930. He died on 29 June 1983, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Ward Minnius Paullus
Alta May Carson
Marriage: 5 November 1925
Jean Faye Paullus
Kenneth Ward Paullus
Alberta May Paullus

Spouse and Children

5 November 1925
Mountain View, Contra Costa, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Franklin Paullus


    Mary Elizabeth Hatley




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Paulus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ward Paullus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ward Paullus in household of Frank Paullus, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ward Paullus in household of William F Paullus, "United States Census, 1910"

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