Virgil Lee McQuerrey

4 September 1897–15 November 1954 (Age 57)
Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life of Virgil Lee

When Virgil Lee McQuerrey was born on 4 September 1897, in Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States, his father, William Harbert McQuerrey, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Hankins, was 23. He married Ola V Pollard on 6 February 1916, in Elmira, Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Rockford Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Monroe Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 15 November 1954, at the age of 57, and was buried in Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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Virgil Lee McQuerrey
Ola V Pollard
Marriage: 6 February 1916
Maurice Lee Mc Querrey

Spouse and Children

6 February 1916
Elmira, Ray, Missouri, United States


    Maurice Lee Mc Querrey


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: variant of McQuarrie .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Virgil L Mc Quary, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil T McQuarry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil Mcquerry in household of William Mcquerry, "United States Census, 1900"

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