Velma Wilson

7 July 1904–10 September 1989 (Age 85)
Prosperine, Laclede, Missouri, United States

The Life of Velma

When Velma Wilson was born on 7 July 1904, in Prosperine, Laclede, Missouri, United States, her father, William David Wilson, was 32 and her mother, Lula L Myers, was 27. She married Dewey George Vandergrift on 16 July 1922, in Laclede, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hooker Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 10 September 1989, in Laclede, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewey George Vandergrift
1900–1985
Velma Wilson
1904–1989
Marriage: 16 July 1922
Everett Virgil Vandergrift
1929–2009
Betty B Vandergrift
1931–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1922
Laclede, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

    Everett Virgil Vandergrift

    Male1929–2009Male

    Female1931–2008Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1904–1989Female

    Flossie M Lorene Wilson

    Female1909–Female

    Female1910–1989Female

    Ula J Wilson

    Female1911–1968Female

    Chester H Wilson

    Male1916–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Velma Vandergreft in household of Dewy Vandergreft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Velma Vandergrift in household of Denney G Vandergrift, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velma Wilson in household of Dillion Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"

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