William Franklin Nettles

13 April 1923–12 July 1989 (Age 66)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of William Franklin

When William Franklin Nettles was born on 13 April 1923, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John Fletcher Nettles, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Dora Anders Oaks, was 30. He lived in District 5 Supervisor District, Wilkinson, Mississippi Territory, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 July 1989, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wilkinson, Mississippi, United States.

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John Fletcher Nettles
Elizabeth Dora Anders Oaks
Jewel Delmas Anders
Sydney Nettles
Clyde Howard Nettles
William Franklin Nettles
Morris Cleo Nettles
Lessie Nettles

Parents and Siblings

    John Fletcher Nettles


    Elizabeth Dora Anders Oaks




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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 2

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Nettle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Nettles in household of Fletcher J Nettles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Nettles in household of Fletcher Nettles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Franklin Nettles, "Find A Grave Index"

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