Ira Ernest Wickwar

26 June 1898–4 October 1920 (Age 22)
Valley Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ira Ernest

When Ira Ernest Wickwar was born on 26 June 1898, in Valley Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States, his father, Percy James Wickwar, was 25 and his mother, Clara Scott, was 19. He lived in Ash Rock Township, Rooks, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 4 October 1920, in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 22.

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Percy James Wickwar
Clara Scott
Ira Ernest Wickwar
James Butler Wickwar
William T Wickwar
Elizabeth Leann Wickwar
Robert Percy Wickwar
Ruth Wickwar
Dora Wickwar
Clara Agnes Wickwar
Mildred M Wickwar
Ruby C Wickwar

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wickwar in Gloucestershire (Avon), originally called simply Wick, from Old English wīc ‘outlying settlement’. The war element is from the name of the de la Warr family ( see Warr ), who held the manor in the 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ira E Wisknar in household of Percy J Wisknar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ira E Wickar in household of Percy J Wickar, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ernest Wickwar in household of Percy J Wickwar, "United States Census, 1920"

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