Wilbur Russell Abbott

1918–1973 (Age 54)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilbur Russell

When Wilbur Russell Abbott was born on 14 August 1918, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Wilbur Abbott, was 32 and his mother, Bertha Jane May Line, was 32. He died in 1973, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Abbott
1886–1965
Bertha Jane May Line
1886–1964
Francis Richard Abbott
1908–1909
Kenneth Wilson Abbott
1911–1985
Wilbur Russell Abbott
1918–1973

Parents & Siblings

  • Wilbur Abbott

    Male1886–1965Male

  • Bertha Jane May Line

    Female1886–1964Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Russell Abbott in household of Wilbur Abbott, "United States Census, 1930"

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