William 'Willie' B. Garland

1904–1928 (Age 24)
Missouri, United States

The Life of William 'Willie' B.

When William 'Willie' B. Garland was born in 1904, in Missouri, United States, his father, Robert 'Bob' Manuel Garland, was 27 and his mother, Katy Garland, was 24. He lived in Pierce Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died in 1928, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Robert 'Bob' Manuel Garland
1877–1945
Katy Garland
1880–
Nellie May Garland
1902–1927
William 'Willie' B. Garland
1904–1928

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 0

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 8

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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  • Willie Garland in household of Robert Garland, "United States Census, 1910"

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