Mauldin Burl Latham

28 May 1926–1986 (Age 59)
Chester, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mauldin Burl

When Mauldin Burl Latham was born on 28 May 1926, his father, J Burl Latham, was 19 and his mother, Virgie Stewart, was 19. He married Dorothy Scott in 1947. He lived in Jacks Creek, Chester, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died in 1986, at the age of 60, and was buried in Chester, Tennessee, United States.

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Mauldin Burl Latham
Dorothy Scott
Marriage: 1947

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    Alice Minnie Latham


    Infant Latham


    Maxine Latham


    Richard Latham


World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 5

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 16

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hlǫðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mauldin Latham in household of Berl Latham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mauldin B Latham in entry for Robert Lewis James and Phyllis Ann Latham, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mauldin B Latham in entry for Mrs Dorothy Scott Latham, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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