When William Clifford Beatenbough was born on 27 December 1905, in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Estee Beatenbaugh, was 32 and his mother, Martha Williford Carruth, was 30. He married Minnie Will Fowler on 6 September 1926, in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Madison, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 438, Madison, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 12 December 1968, in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States.
Probably the most successful of all the Old French names of Germanic origin that were introduced to England by the Normans. It is derived from Germanic wil ‘will, desire’ + helm ‘helmet, protection’. The fact that it was borne by the Conqueror himself does not seem to have inhibited its favour with the ‘conquered’ population: in the first century after the Conquest it was the commonest male name of all, and not only among the Normans. In the later Middle Ages it was overtaken by John , but continued to run second to that name until the 20th century, when the picture became more fragmented.
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