Everett Armstrong Wills

30 June 1890–10 May 1954 (Age 63)
Wayne, Missouri, United States

The Life of Everett Armstrong

When Everett Armstrong Wills was born on 30 June 1890, in Wayne, Missouri, United States, his father, Watson Parker Wills, was 32 and his mother, Cynthia Adeline Mahall, was 27. He married Bertha Florance Wilson on 4 March 1909, in Shook, Wayne, Missouri, United States. He lived in Lost Creek Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Piedmont, Benton Township, Wayne, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1954, in Greenville, Wayne, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63.

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Everett Armstrong Wills
Bertha Florance Wilson
Marriage: 4 March 1909

Spouse and Children

4 March 1909
Shook, Wayne, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 14

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Will .2 German: patronymic from any of the Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Everett Wills, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Everett Wills, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Everett Wills, "United States Census, 1910"

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