Wallace Ferrell

1928–2013 (Age 85)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Wallace

When Wallace Ferrell was born in 1928, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Wallace Everal Ferrell, was 39 and his mother, Fay Barrett, was 38. He lived in Chapmansville Magisterial District, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in 2013, at the age of 85, and was buried in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Everal Ferrell
1889–1966
Fay Barrett
1890–
Ernestine Ferrell
1918–2005
Lillian Priscilla Ferrell
1923–2001
Mary Frances Ferrell
1925–2002
Wallace Ferrell
1928–2013

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 13

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wallace Ferrell in household of Johnny L Doss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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