Hilda Warren

Female26 February 1897–February 1978

Brief Life History of Hilda

When Hilda Warren was born on 26 February 1897, in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Ralph Webster Warren, was 26 and her mother, Hattie Lamb Fernald, was 26. She married Walter Edward Womelsdorf about 1928, in Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died in February 1978, in Bala, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Walter Edward Womelsdorf
1895–1948
Hilda Warren
1897–1978
Marriage: about 1928

Sources (7)

  • Halda Warren in household of Hattie L Warren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hilda Warren - birth: 26 February 1897; Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, United States
  • Unknown, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1928Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

    Age 1

    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.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 22

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Warin, Werin, a borrowing of ancient Germanic Warino, a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection, shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare Waring .

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil. This was the name of a major Norman family after the Conquest. In Ireland, this name has been Gaelicized as Bharain.

    Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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