William Wallace Small

20 December 1911–13 July 1999 (Age 87)
Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, United States

The Life Summary of William Wallace

When William Wallace Small was born on 20 December 1911, in Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, United States, his father, Clarence Daniel Small, was 37 and his mother, Elsie Ione Sellers, was 31. He lived in Whitefish Township, Flathead, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 13 July 1999, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States, at the age of 87.

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Clarence Daniel Small
Elsie Ione Sellers
Doris Small
William Wallace Small

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 1
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek
Age 8
Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 24
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

English and Scottish (Angus): nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal(e), smel(e) ‘small, slender, thin’ (Old English smæl).Irish (Down): adopted for Beag ‘small’; see Begg .Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘small’, e.g. German Klein and Schmal , Polish Mały, Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly 1).

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

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Sources (6)

  • William W Small in household of Clarence D Small, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Small, "Montana Death Index, 1860-2007"
  • William W Small in household of Clarence D Small, "United States Census, 1930"

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