Walter George Witherley

Male29 December 1890–1952

Brief Life History of Walter George

When Walter George Witherley was born on 29 December 1890, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, George H. Witherly, was 41 and his mother, Estella Anna Staples, was 30. He married Blanch V Clark on 4 December 1912, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hermon, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1952, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hermon, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Walter George Witherley
Blanch V Clark
Marriage: 4 December 1912
Paul U Witherly
Lloyd H Witherly
Helen Witherly
Elwin Clark Witherly
Annie Ellen Witherly
Charles D Witherley
Helen L Witherly
Estelle Marguerite Witherly
Leroy M Witherly

Sources (24)

  • George Witherly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter George Witherly, "Maine, World War I Draft Registration Index, 1917-1919"
  • Walter G Wetherby, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1912Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

    Age 8

    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 17

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Witherley (Leics). See also Weatherley .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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