Wesley Whittington

1935–16 June 1994 (Age 59)
Newland, Avery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wesley

Wesley Whittington was born in 1935, in Newland, Avery, North Carolina, United States. He died on 16 June 1994, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 59.

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World Events (3)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 0

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.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 0

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 24

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a large number of places called Whittington, for example in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and Northumberland. The place name could mean ‘Hwīta's settlement’ (Old English Hwītantūn), ‘settlement associated with Hwīta’ (Old English Hwītingtūn), or ‘(at the) white settlement’ (Old English (æt ðǣm) hwītan tūne).

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

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