Wilbert Eugene Wilson

27 May 1906–14 January 1994 (Age 87)
Rockingham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wilbert Eugene

When Wilbert Eugene Wilson was born on 27 May 1906, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Franklin Wilson, was 41 and his mother, Cora Rena Tucker, was 34. He married Mary Ellen Cumbie on 3 December 1925, in Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Broadbay Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and South Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 14 January 1994, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert Eugene Wilson
Mary Ellen Cumbie
Marriage: 3 December 1925
Norwood Wilson
Edith Anne Wilson
Patricia J Wilson

Spouse and Children

3 December 1925
Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Franklin Wilson





World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 12

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.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilburt E Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W E Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilburt Wilson in household of James F Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"

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