Wiley Virgil Pannell

Male13 February 1885–24 March 1961

Brief Life History of Wiley Virgil

When Wiley Virgil Pannell was born on 13 February 1885, in Marion, Arkansas, United States, his father, George Meshack "Tobe" Pannell, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Jane Ledford, was 22. He married Luretta W. Davis on 25 November 1917, in Marion, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Independence Township, Marion, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Prairie Township, Marion, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 24 March 1961, in Eros, Marion, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pyatt, Marion, Arkansas, United States.

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Wiley Virgil Pannell
Luretta W. Davis
Marriage: 25 November 1917
Jack Kirby Pannell
Lura Demoi Pannell

Sources (14)

  • Virgil W Pannell in household of George M Pannell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: wylie virgil pennell - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: wylie virgil pennell
  • W V Pannell, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1917Marion, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

    Age 3

    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 21

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern):

    possibly from Middle English panel, panel(l)e ‘cloth, saddle-cloth, saddle’ or ‘pane (of glass)’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such items.

    from the Middle English personal name Paynel (Old French Payenel, Latin Paganellus), a pet form of Payne (from Latin Paganus).

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

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