Riller Pouncey

1898–
De Soto, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Riller

When Riller Pouncey was born in 1898, in De Soto, Louisiana, United States, her father, Sharper Pouncey, was 32 and her mother, Ellen Douglas, was 27. She lived in Stonewall, De Soto, Louisiana, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Sharper Pouncey
1866–1922
Ellen Douglas
1871–
Mary Pouncy
1888–1951
John Henry Pouncy
1890–
Sallie Pouncy
1892–1980
Rosa Lee Hines
1894–1944
Sharper Pouncy Jr.
1895–
William Pouncey
1896–
Riller Pouncey
1898–
Tom Pouncy
1899–1963
Lou Bertha Pouncy
1901–
Charity Pouncy
1904–
Caroline Pouncey
1908–
Julius Pouncey
1912–1991

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1929

Age 31

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Dorset): unexplained. It may be a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Rilla Pouncy in household of Sharfer Pouncy Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Riller Pouncey in household of Sharper Pouncey, "United States Census, 1920"

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