20 March 1896–12 December 1974 (Age 78)
More, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William WARDMAN was born on 20 March 1896, in More, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard WARDMAN, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Emma WILLIAMS, was 28. He married Gladys Irene Ann WOODHILL on 29 October 1928, in Shifnal, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Eatontown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1974, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Gladys Irene Ann WOODHILL
Marriage: 29 October 1928

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    Gladys Irene Ann WOODHILL


29 October 1928
Shifnal, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.

Age 7

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for guard, a variant of Ward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Wardman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Wardman in household of Richard Wardman, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • William Wardman in household of Richard Wardman, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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