Weldon Andrew Wall

3 April 1902–17 April 1948 (Age 46)
Moselys Bluff, Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Weldon Andrew

When Weldon Andrew Wall was born on 3 April 1902, in Moselys Bluff, Union, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Henry Wall, was 31 and his mother, Lillie Alice Gates, was 26. He married Vilda Sylvia Jenson on 24 December 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Roosevelt, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1910 and Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 17 April 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Weldon Andrew Wall
1902–1948
Vilda Sylvia Jenson
1903–1978
Marriage: 24 December 1926
La Deane Wall
1927–2018
Thora Wall
1934–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1926
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    La Deane Wall

    Female1927–2018Female

    Female1934–2012Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Oras Wall

    Male1891–1892Male

    William Alfred Wall

    Male1893–1905Male

    Herbert Wall

    Male1896–1896Male

    Female1899–1982Female

    Male1902–1948Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 6

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Old English w(e)all, from Latin vallum ‘rampart’, ‘palisade’).2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).3 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Bhál, a Gaelicized form of de Valle, the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Weldon A Jensen Wall, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Weldon Wall in household of William H Wall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Weldon A Walla, "United States Census, 1930"

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