William Frederick Faulkner

25 May 1907–9 March 1953 (Age 45)
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Frederick

William Frederick Faulkner was born on 25 May 1907, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of William Frederick Faulkner and Elizabeth M. Spires. He died on 9 March 1953, at the age of 45.

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William Frederick Faulkner
Elizabeth M. Spires
William Frederick Faulkner

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    William Frederick Faulkner


    Elizabeth M. Spires




World Events (3)


Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 7

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 7

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons (a common feudal service). Falconry was a tremendously popular sport among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers. The surname could also have arisen as metonymic occupational name for someone who operated the siege gun known as a falcon.

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

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