Fay Nell Padgett

9 September 1923–9 January 2006 (Age 82)
Gholson, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Fay Nell

When Fay Nell Padgett was born on 9 September 1923, in Gholson, McLennan, Texas, United States, her father, Odis Leonard Padgett, was 28 and her mother, Evie A Willis, was 24. She had at least 2 sons with Hollis Ranier Sparks. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Hill, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 2006, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Gholson Cemetery, Gholson, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Hollis Ranier Sparks
Fay Nell Padgett
Hollis Michael Sparks
Tyrus Padgett Sparks

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire): from a Middle English diminutive of page, a status name for a young servant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fay Nelle Padgett in household of O L Padgett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay Nell Padgitt in household of C L Padgitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Faynell Padgett in entry for Janet Elaine Sparks, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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