Estella Ann Wignall

12 February 1905–31 October 1964 (Age 59)
Hynes, Monroe, Iowa, United States

The Life of Estella Ann

When Estella Ann Wignall was born on 12 February 1905, in Hynes, Monroe, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Wignall, was 31 and her mother, Anna Enzina Fall, was 31. She married Leonard Peter Vandersluis on 15 April 1923, in Bussey, Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mantua Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Liberty Township, Marion, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 October 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Marion, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Peter Vandersluis
Estella Ann Wignall
Marriage: 15 April 1923
Anna Ruth Vandersluis
John Leonard Vandersluis
Alyn Henry Vandersluis

Spouse and Children

15 April 1923
Bussey, Marion, Iowa, United States


    Anna Ruth Vandersluis


    John Leonard Vandersluis



Parents and Siblings

    Henry Wignall





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Wignal, a minor place near Holmes in the parish of Croston, so named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Wicga ( see Wigley ) + Old English h(e)alh ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘recess’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stella Wigmall in household of Henry Wigmall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Estella A Vander Sluis in household of Leonard P Vander Sluis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stella Wignal in household of Henry Wignal, "United States Census, 1910"

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