Earl Worthington Washburn

3 October 1883–22 January 1959 (Age 75)
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Earl Worthington

When Earl Worthington Washburn was born on 3 October 1883, in Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Horace Malcom Washburn, was 34 and his mother, Malissa Benedict, was 33. He married Sarah Catherene Lagle on 7 March 1907. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Green Ridge Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 22 January 1959, in Kern, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Worthington Washburn
Sarah Catherene Lagle
Marriage: 7 March 1907
Ina Gertrude Washburn

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7 March 1907


    Ina Gertrude Washburn


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 7

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Washburn river in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name Walc + Old English burna ‘stream’. The river name is first recorded as Walke(s)burna in the early 12th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer W Washburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer W Washburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl W Washburn, "United States Census, 1910"

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