Verba A Saunders

18 July 1895–14 May 1985 (Age 89)
Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life of Verba A

When Verba A Saunders was born on 18 July 1895, in Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob Riley Saunders, was 41 and her mother, Mahala Susan Beaver, was 38. She married Eura Ernest Wallace on 17 December 1910, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ohio Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Harrison Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 14 May 1985, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eura Ernest Wallace
1889–1964
Verba A Saunders
1895–1985
Marriage: 17 December 1910
Audrey Ethel Wallace
1911–2001
Russell E Wallace
1913–2000
Delma Jewel Wallace
1916–1963
Oral Henry Wallace
1918–1995
Dillard Lee Wallace
1921–2009
Thelma Marie Wallace
1924–2001
Vivian Kathlene Wallace
1926–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1910
Gallia, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Riley Saunders

    Male1854–1926Male

    Female1856–1943Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Verba Wallace in household of Eursik Wallace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Verba Wallace in household of Eura Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verba Saunders in household of Jacob Saunders, "United States Census, 1910"

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