John Hamilton Weatherby

26 January 1892–14 March 1951 (Age 59)
Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton Weatherby was born on 26 January 1892, in Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States, his father, John Wesley Weatherby, was 31 and his mother, Mary Catherine Wagnon, was 23. He married Amelia Adele Maddox on 10 October 1913, in Colbert, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pride, Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 14 March 1951, in Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Guy Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States.

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John Hamilton Weatherby
Amelia Adele Maddox
Marriage: 10 October 1913
Nettie Beatrice WEATHERBEE
John Curtis Weatherby
George Edward Weatherby
James Leroy Weatherby
Leroy Weatherby
Billy Weatherby
Ralph Weatherby

Spouse and Children

10 October 1913
Colbert, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 3

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in West Yorkshire named Wetherby, from Old Norse veðr ‘wether (sheep)’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Weatherby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Weatherby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Weatherby, "United States Census, 1940"

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