John Mark Whitesell

28 April 1953–27 October 1996 (Age 43)
Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Mark

When John Mark Whitesell was born on 28 April 1953, in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States, his father, Lowell Glenn Whitesell, was 27 and his mother, Joy Maxine Rose Foxworthy, was 27. He died on 27 October 1996, in Rockport, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 43.

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Lowell Glenn Whitesell
Joy Maxine Rose Foxworthy
John Mark Whitesell
Jim Whitesell
Scott Whitesell
Sheila Ruiter

Parents and Siblings




    Jim Whitesell


    Scott Whitesell


    Sheila Ruiter


World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 2

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 2

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 12

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weitzel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Mark Whitesell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Mark Whitesell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John M Whitesell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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