Mildred Wankum

Female8 March 1922–14 March 1930

Brief Life History of Mildred

When Mildred Wankum was born on 8 March 1922, in Meta, Osage, Missouri, United States, her father, George Anton Wankum, was 25 and her mother, Louise Antoinette Porting, was 19. She died on 14 March 1930, in her hometown, at the age of 8, and was buried in Meta, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Anton Wankum
Louise Antoinette Porting
Mildred Wankum
Bernadine Marie Wankum
Helen Marie Wankum
Wilbert G "Bud" Wankum
Arthur Frank Wankum
Elmer Clarence Wankum

Sources (4)

  • Mildred Conradine Wankum, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mildred Wankum in entry for Mr Arthur Frank Wankum, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mildred Wankum in entry for Bernadine Marie Rehagen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (4)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.


Age 5

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

Name Meaning

From an Old English female personal name Mildþrӯð, derived from mild ‘gentle’ + þrӯð ‘strength’. This was the name of a 7th-century abbess, who had a less famous but equally saintly elder sister called Mildburh and a younger sister called Mildgӯð; all were daughters of a certain Queen Ermenburh . Their names illustrate clearly the Old English pattern of combining and recombining the same small group of name elements within a single family. This name was in fairly regular localized use until the early 18th century and it enjoyed a strong revival throughout England in the 19th century. Its use declined from the 1930s onwards.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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