Lois Echols

29 April 1905–May 1987 (Age 82)
Thorndale, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Lois

When Lois Echols was born on 29 April 1905, in Thorndale, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, John Verdie Echols, was 28 and her mother, Leona Wilson, was 21. She married William Daniel Junek on 3 July 1921. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Milam, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. She died in May 1987, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Thorndale, Milam, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Junek
Lois Echols
Marriage: 3 July 1921
William Daniel Junek
Calvin Warren Junek
Harold Eugene Junek
Wilburn Neil Junek
Gloria Leona Junek
Janice Junek
Carolyn Junek

Spouse and Children

3 July 1921
Millam Co., Texas


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Verdie Echols


    Leona Wilson




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Eckels .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Echols in household of John V Echols, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lois Junek in household of William Junek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois Junek in household of William D Junek Sr., "United States Census, 1930"

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