Clarence Willmer Kilby

4 March 1904–23 February 2001 (Age 96)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Willmer

When Clarence Willmer Kilby was born on 4 March 1904, in Virginia, United States, his father, John David Kilby, was 39 and his mother, Martha Washington Andis, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Ella Mae Canter. He lived in Goodson District, Washington, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 February 2001, in Bristol, Virginia, United States, at the age of 96.

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Clarence Willmer Kilby
Ella Mae Canter
Colleen Kilby

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 2
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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
Age 13
Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
Age 27
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kilby in Leicestershire. The placename derives from Old English cild ‘child’ (genitive plural cilda) + Old Norse ‘farmstead, village’, with change of initial Ch- to K- due to Scandinavian influence. There may have been some confusion with Kelby .History: Christopher Kilby (1705–71), merchant and government contractor of the colonial era, was born in Boston, MA, as was his father, John. According to family tradition, his grandfather John was born in 1632 in Hertfordshire, England.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Clarance Kilby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence W Kilby in household of Martha W Kilby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarence Willmer Kilby - Published information: birth-name: Clarence Willmer Kilby

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