Walter Craig Eagle

31 December 1915–17 July 1985 (Age 69)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Walter Craig

When Walter Craig Eagle was born on 31 December 1915, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Baxter Chalmers Eagle, was 32 and his mother, Mary Effie Sifford, was 25. He married Mabel Irene Brown on 5 December 1936, in York, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Litaker Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 July 1985, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Faith, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Walter Craig Eagle
Mabel Irene Brown
Marriage: 5 December 1936
Craig Lee Eagle

Spouse and Children

5 December 1936
York, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Baxter Chalmers Eagle


    Mary Effie Sifford





    Arnold Hubert Eagle


    Lucy Evelyn Eagle


    Cecil Leff Eagle



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 3

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 1.English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a lordly, impressive, or sharp-eyed man, from Middle English egle ‘eagle’ (from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Laigle in Orne, France, the name of which ostensibly means ‘the eagle’, although it is possible that the recorded forms result from the operation of early folk etymology on some unknown original. Matilda de Aquila is recorded in 1129 as the widow of Robert Mowbray , Earl of Northumberland.3 Jewish: translation into English of Adler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter C Eagle in household of B Chall Eagle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter C Eagle in household of Baxter C Eagle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Craig Eagle, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"

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