Willis Beaumont McCabe Sr

19 July 1897–14 August 1960 (Age 63)
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Willis Beaumont

When Willis Beaumont McCabe Sr was born on 19 July 1897, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Theodore McCabe, was 28 and his mother, Jessie Edson, was 25. He had at least 3 sons with Maria Louise Logan. He lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Beat 1, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1921. He died on 14 August 1960, in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Willis Beaumont McCabe Sr
Maria Louise Logan
Willis Beaumont McCabe Jr
Joseph Logan McCabe
Charles Mccabe

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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 17

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Cavan): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cába ‘son of Cába’, a nickname or personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willis M Mccabe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willis B Mccabe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willis Mccabe in household of Charlie T Mccabe, "United States Census, 1910"

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