William E. Belville

April 1888–
Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William E.

When William E. Belville was born in April 1888, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, his father, James Johnson Belville, was 37 and his mother, Abigail Armetta Everett, was 35. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Knoxville Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919.

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William E. Belville
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 25
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 31
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Belleville .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Will E Belville, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Will E Belville in household of Forrest A Schneider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Will E Belville, "United States Census, 1940"

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