William Rufus Cargle

2 December 1910–16 January 1979 (Age 68)
Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of William Rufus

When William Rufus Cargle was born on 2 December 1910, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, his father, William Henry Cargle, was 34 and his mother, Sallie Philpot McDonald, was 25. He married Flora Idell Mathews on 14 November 1931, in Fort Bend, Texas, United States. He lived in Warren Valley Township, Noble, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Wharton, Wharton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1979, in Victoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Yoakum, DeWitt, Texas, United States.

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William Rufus Cargle
Beryl Pauline Johnson
Marriage: 12 June 1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1951Victoria, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
    Age 4
    Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
    Age 19
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: altered form of Cargill .Americanized form of South German Kargl .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • William R Caigle in household of William H Caigle, "United States Census, 1920"
    • William R Cargle, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Bill Cargle in household of Ida Mathews, "United States Census, 1940"

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