Loula Bell Binkley

26 June 1894–7 August 1983 (Age 89)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Loula Bell

When Loula Bell Binkley was born on 26 June 1894, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Alvin Binkley, was 38 and her mother, Laura Ann Jarvis, was 37. She married Nathan Benjamin Sprinkle on 11 February 1918, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Old Richmond Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1983. She died on 7 August 1983, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Pfafftown, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Benjamin Sprinkle
Loula Bell Binkley
Marriage: 11 February 1918
Esther Pauline Sprinkle
Elizabeth Maxine Sprinkle

Spouse and Children

    Nathan Benjamin Sprinkle



11 February 1918
Forsyth, North Carolina, United States


    Esther Pauline Sprinkle


    Elizabeth Maxine Sprinkle


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Alvin Binkley


    Laura Ann Jarvis




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 13

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 24

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of the Swiss name Binckli or Bünckli, probably a pet form of the personal name Buno, of unexplained origin.2 English: possibly a variant of Bingley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lula B Binkley in household of Daniel A Binkley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lula Sprinklen in household of Calvin A Sprinklen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loula B Binkley in household of Daniel Binkley, "United States Census, 1900"

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