Lucile Word

1 March 1913–6 April 2002 (Age 89)
Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA

The Life of Lucile

When Lucile Word was born on 1 March 1913, her father, Anderson Word, was 54 and her mother, Mary E Word, was 31. She lived in Piedmont, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 6 April 2002, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Neville James McCullough
1908–1990
Lucile Word
1913–2002

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Anderson Word

    Male1859–Male

    Mary E Word

    Female1882–Female

siblings

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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.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 4

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch van der Woord, a habitational name from places named Woord, Woerd, or Word.

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

Sources (1)

  • Lucile Word in household of Anderson Word, "United States Census, 1920"

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