William Talmadge Fullwood

11 February 1917–31 July 1994 (Age 77)
McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Talmadge

When William Talmadge Fullwood was born on 11 February 1917, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, his father, Frank H. Fullwood, was 42 and his mother, Loula B. Williams, was 39. He lived in Civil District 5, McNairy, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 31 July 1994, in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Eastview, McNairy, Tennessee, United States.

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Frank H. Fullwood
Loula B. Williams
Alma Lillian Fullwood
William Talmadge Fullwood
Gladys Fullwood

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 14

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 22

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): habitational name from places in Nottinghamshire and Lancashire called Fulwood, from Old English fūl ‘dirty’, ‘muddy’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T Fulwood in household of Frank H Fulwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Talmage Fullwood in household of F H Fullwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Talmadge Fullwood, "Find A Grave Index"

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