Wilma Mae Saunders

21 March 1918–21 November 2002 (Age 84)
Wilmot, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wilma Mae

When Wilma Mae Saunders was born on 21 March 1918, in Wilmot, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Grady Saunders, was 26 and her mother, Vera Moody, was 22. She married Granville May Mull Jr in 1942, in North Carolina, United States. She lived in Qualla Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years and Whittier, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 2002. She died on 21 November 2002, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bumgarner Cemetery, Wilmot, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Granville May Mull Jr
1921–2001
Wilma Mae Saunders
1918–2002
Marriage: 1942

Spouse and Children

    Granville May Mull Jr

    Male1921–2001Male

    Female1918–2002Female

MARRIAGE
1942
North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie Sanders in household of Grady Sanders, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willa M Sanders in household of Grady Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilma Hyde in household of Grady Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"

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