William Walter Peaco

21 November 1908–1987 (Age 78)
Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Walter

When William Walter Peaco was born on 21 November 1908, in Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, United States, his father, Walter Henry Peaco, was 40 and his mother, Maggie Mae Womack, was 29. He married Helen Miller Simms in 1937, in Summers, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Greenbrier District, Summers, West Virginia, United States in 1920. He died in 1987, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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William Walter Peaco
Helen Miller Simms
Marriage: 1937

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Summers, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Peacock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie Proco in household of Walter H Proco, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Peaco in household of Walter H Peaco, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm Walter Peaco, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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