Mamie A Whiddon

about 1904–
Decatur, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mamie A

When Mamie A Whiddon was born about 1904, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, her father, William Alexander Whiddon, was 31 and her mother, Bertha L. Humphrey, was 19.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Whiddon
1873–1966
Bertha L. Humphrey
1885–1970
Mamie A Whiddon
1904–
John Ray Whiddon
1905–1987
Willie Whiddon
1908–
Mine Eloise Whiddon
1909–
Laura Cornelia Whiddon
1911–1987
Murry Allen Whiddon
1914–1987
Doris Ellen Whiddon
1919–2009
Philip Raymond Whiddon
1921–
Bradly Lanier Whiddon
1923–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1904–Female

    John Ray Whiddon

    Male1905–1987Male

    Willie Whiddon

    Male1908–Male

    Mine Eloise Whiddon

    Female1909–Female

    Laura Cornelia Whiddon

    Female1911–1987Female

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World Events (3)

1904

Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
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 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 2

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places in Devon named Whiddon. Some are named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + dūn ‘hill’ or tūn ‘settlement’; others with Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + dūn ‘hill’ or denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mamie Whiddon in household of William A Whiddon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mamie A Whiddon in household of Will A Whiddon, "United States Census, 1920"

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