Wanda Marie Fortune

Female23 April 1933–16 October 2009

Brief Life History of Wanda Marie

When Wanda Marie Fortune was born on 23 April 1933, in Franklin Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States, her father, Sherman Luther Fortune, was 29 and her mother, Marie Matilda McWilliams, was 30. She had at least 2 sons with Frederick Dean Jackson. She lived in Franklin, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Weldon, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 16 October 2009, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Frederick Dean Jackson
Wanda Marie Fortune
Danny Dean Jackson
Terry Edward Jackson

Sources (5)

  • Wanda Fortune, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wanda Marie Fortune Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wanda E Fortune en el registro de Terry E Jackson, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 1

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Camille, Dominique, Monique, Arianne, Elodie, Germaine, Gisele, Homere, Jean-Pierre, Lucien, Lucienne.

English: from Anglo-Norman French fortin, a diminutive of Old French fort ‘strong’. Compare Fortin 1.

English: from the Latin personal name Fortunus, or a variant of Forton .

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

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