Myrtle Rae Wagnon

23 March 1920–30 June 1999 (Age 79)
Sugartown, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Myrtle Rae

When Myrtle Rae Wagnon was born on 23 March 1920, in Sugartown, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States, her father, Robert Lee Wagnon, was 23 and her mother, Beaulah Leona Green, was 19. She had at least 2 daughters with Leonard Daniel Spears. She died on 30 June 1999, in Beauregard, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dry Creek Cemetery, Dry Creek, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States.

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Leonard Daniel Spears
Myrtle Rae Wagnon
Colleen Spears
Aileen Spears

Spouse and Children



    Colleen Spears



Parents and Siblings




    Clegg Leon Wagnon


    Robert Warren Wagnon Sr.


    Margurite Erelene Wagnon


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 French: habitational name from a place in Novion-Porcien (Ardennes), so named from the Germanic personal name Wanio.2 Northern French: from a diminutive of Wagneur, an occupational name for a farmer, from French gagneur, Walloon and Picard wagneu(r) ‘farmer’. Compare Gagnon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Spears in entry for Mr Leonard D Spears, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Myrtle Spears in entry for Mr Leonard D Spears, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Myrtle Spears in entry for Colleen Spears, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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