John Walter Fender

14 December 1883–28 January 1902 (Age 18)
Whitehead, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Walter

When John Walter Fender was born on 14 December 1883, in Whitehead, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Allen Fender, was 27 and his mother, Sara Jane Wagoner, was 24. He lived in Whitehead Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1902, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Whitehead, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Allen Fender
Sara Jane Wagoner
William Arthur Fender
John Walter Fender
Myrtle Fender
Sarah Ethel Fender

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 7

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from fend, a shortened form of defend, thus ‘defender’.2 South German: from Alemannic Venner ‘flag bearer’, ‘ensign’ or Fähndrich, which has the same meaning ( see Fenrich ).3 South German: variant of Fendler .

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

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Sources (2)

  • John W Fender in household of Thomas A Fender, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter Fender, "Find A Grave Index"

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