Harry Earl Detweiler

13 March 1904–27 January 1978 (Age 73)
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry Earl

When Harry Earl Detweiler was born on 13 March 1904, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Sylvester Weston Detweiler, was 25 and his mother, Minnie Pearl Stewart, was 23. He married Caroline Edna Canton on 7 June 1928, in Managua, Nicaragua. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Prince William, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 27 January 1978, in Millbrae, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Earl Detweiler
1904–1978
Caroline Edna Canton
1907–2002
Marriage: 7 June 1928
Harry Leonard Detwiler
1930–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1928
Managua, Nicaragua
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 13

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry E Detwiler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Detwiler in household of Sylvester Detwiler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Detwiler in household of Sylvester Detwiler, "United States Census, 1910"

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