Lloyd Benjamin Pendergrass

23 January 1917–7 May 1986 (Age 69)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lloyd Benjamin

When Lloyd Benjamin Pendergrass was born on 23 January 1917, in Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Edward Pendergrass, was 39 and his mother, Mary Belle Webb, was 32. He married Willie Ethel Posey on 26 May 1947, in Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Bastrop, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 7 May 1986, in Victoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Seadrift Cemetery, Seadrift, Calhoun, Texas, United States.

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Lloyd Benjamin Pendergrass
Willie Ethel Posey
Marriage: 26 May 1947

Spouse and Children

26 May 1947
Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Edward Pendergrass


    Mary Belle Webb





    Calvin Edward Pendergrass


    Edythe Mildred Pendergrass



    Olen Pendergrass


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Irish Prendergast .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bennie Pendergrass in household of Edd Pendergrass, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lloyd Ben Pendergrass, "Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998"
  • Lloyd Ben Pendergrass, "Find A Grave Index"

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