William Leroy Peace

27 July 1894–1 June 1898 (Age 3)
Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Leroy

When William Leroy Peace was born on 27 July 1894, in Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States, his father, Ewell Peace, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Catherine Ferguson, was 37. He died on 1 June 1898, in his hometown, at the age of 3, and was buried in Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Ewell Peace
Margaret Catherine Ferguson
Gertie Lue Peace
Joseph B Peace
Lillian May Peace
James B William Peace
John Kenny Peace
William Leroy Peace
Ewell R Peace
Lila Lenora Peace
Mabel Clair Peace

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World Events (2)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pace , found mainly in Yorkshire but also in Orkney.

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

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  • William Leroy Peace, "Find A Grave Index"

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