Wallace Barton Lacroix. Step2 sr

29 June 1920–2 May 2010 (Age 89)
Nebo, La Salle, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Wallace Barton

When Wallace Barton Lacroix. Step2 sr was born on 29 June 1920, in Nebo, La Salle, Louisiana, United States, his father, Briley Thompson LaCroix, was 33 and his mother, Martha Jane Wilson, was 32. He married Helen June Pettepher on 19 September 1942, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. He lived in Police Jury Ward 5, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Macon, Georgia, United States in 2010. He died on 2 May 2010, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Macon Memorial Park, Bibb, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Barton Lacroix. Step2 sr
1920–2010
Helen June Pettepher
1920–2014
Marriage: 19 September 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1942
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 2

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside or in the marketplace, from French la croix ‘the cross’ (Latin crux, crucis).In some cases the surname may have denoted one who carried the cross in church processions. Compare the English equivalent, Cross . It is a very frequent French Canadian secondary surname, perhaps for a person who swore by the cross, and has also been used independently since 1670 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wallace B Lacrox in household of Bielay T Lacrox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wallace Lacroix in household of B Thompson Lacroix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Wallace Barton -Macon - Or Red Lacroix, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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