Barbara Ann Wardell

11 September 1932–7 February 1998 (Age 65)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Barbara Ann

When Barbara Ann Wardell was born on 11 September 1932, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Albert Agar Wardell, was 35 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Olsen, was 28. She married J Leon Ferrin on 31 August 1953, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 7 February 1998, in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

J Leon Ferrin
Barbara Ann Wardell
Marriage: 31 August 1953
John David Ferrin

Spouse and Children

31 August 1953
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 5

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 18

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wardle .

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

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Story Highlight

Eulogy of Barbara Ann Wardell

Eulogy/Life Sketch of Barbara Ann Wardell Ferrin given by her daughter, Kristina Louise Ferrin - February 1998 My Mother would be so proud. The outfit I am wearing today matches the chapel. She als …

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Ann Wardell in household of Albert A Wardell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wardell in entry for Peter D Ferrin, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Wardell in entry for John David Ferrin, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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