Amy LaVallette

1888–1964 (Age 75)
Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy LaVallette was born on 5 February 1888, in Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, United States, her father, Albert T. LaVallette Jr., was 24 and her mother, Amy K. Ricketts, was 22. She married John Julian Childers on 2 May 1910, in Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and San Jose Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Amy LaVallette
John Julian Childers
Marriage: 2 May 1910
Shirley LaVallette Childers
Elie Lavallette Childers

Spouse & Children

2 May 1910
Orange, California, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Albert T. LaVallette Jr.


  • Female1865–1944Female



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from a diminutive of Old French val.

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

Sources (3)

  • Amy Childers in household of John Childers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amy Childers in household of John Childers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amy Childers in household of John J Childers, "United States Census, 1920"

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