Margaret Helen Fulp

12 May 1913–26 March 2006 (Age 92)
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret Helen

When Margaret Helen Fulp was born on 12 May 1913, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Charles Wilson Fulp, was 26 and her mother, Lola Land Bumgarner, was 25. She married Walter Cabell Echols on 13 December 1935, in Danville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1935. She died on 26 March 2006, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Westminster Gardens, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Walter Cabell Echols
Margaret Helen Fulp
Marriage: 13 December 1935
Walter Cabell Echols Jr.

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13 December 1935
Danville, Virginia, United States


    Walter Cabell Echols Jr.


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Falb or of Pfülb, a metonymic occupational name for an upholsterer or cushion maker, or a nickname for a soft person. Compare Fulfer .2 Alternatively, possibly a variant of Dutch or English Phillip .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Fulf in household of Lola Fulf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret F Echols in household of Lola L Gieess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Fulp in household of Chas W Fulp, "United States Census, 1920"

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