Ebba Lilly Wahl

6 March 1912–22 March 2002 (Age 90)
Kattarp, Sweden

The Life of Ebba Lilly

When Ebba Lilly Wahl was born on 6 March 1912, her father, Johan Andersson Wahl, was 33 and her mother, Johanna Anette Persson, was 24. She married C. Frank Douglas on 19 October 1933. She lived in Melvin, McCulloch, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 22 March 2002, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 90.

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C. Frank Douglas
Ebba Lilly Wahl
Marriage: 19 October 1933

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19 October 1933

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German Walhe, Walch ‘foreigner from a Romance country’, hence a nickname for someone from Italy or France, etc. This surname is also established in Sweden.2 North German: from the personal name Wole, a short form of Wol(d)er ( see Wahler ).3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Val, from Old Norse vaðill ‘ford’, ‘shallows’.

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

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  • Ebba Wahl in household of John Wahl, "United States Census, 1920"

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