Eleanor Pauline Wathen

17 January 1921–24 June 2003 (Age 82)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life of Eleanor Pauline

When Eleanor Pauline Wathen was born on 17 January 1921, in Denver, Colorado, United States, her father, Claude Wathen, was 30 and her mother, Nellie Eardley Mott, was 29. She married Sylvio Peter Antonelli on 9 January 1943, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States. She lived in Election District P, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 2003, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Sylvio Peter Antonelli
Eleanor Pauline Wathen
Marriage: 9 January 1943

Spouse and Children

9 January 1943
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 8

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddon, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanore Wathen dans le foyer de Claude Wathen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor P Wathen in household of Claude Wathen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor en tant qu’entrée de Mr Sylvio Pete Antonelli, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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