Wallace Robert Peebles

Male1 October 1892–7 September 1966

Brief Life History of Wallace Robert

When Wallace Robert Peebles was born on 1 October 1892, in Columbus, Hickman, Kentucky, United States, his father, Clyde Ernest Peebles, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Belle Roberts, was 20. He married Beulah Bevlyn Ozment on 28 March 1918, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Hickman, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Mississippi Township, Mississippi, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 September 1966, in Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Columbus, Hickman, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Robert Peebles
1892–1966
Adrienne Hattie Shaw
1899–1977
Marriage: 12 April 1923
Wallace Shaw Peebles
1926–2006
Willena Elizabeth Peebles
1928–2013
Barbara Sue Peebles
1935–2019

Sources (13)

  • Wallace R Peebles, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wallace R Peebles, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Wallace R Peebles, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    12 April 1923
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 8

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    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

    Scottish: habitational name from either Peebles on the river Tweed in southeastern Scotland, or from lands so called near Saint Vigeans, Angus. Both placenames are cognate with Welsh pebyll ‘tent, pavilion’, to which the English plural -s has been added.

    History: This name has been made famous in upstate NY by Peebles Island, where the Mohawk River empties into the Hudson. The island was acquired by marriage by a Scots Peebles family in the late 18th century.

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

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