Worthy Winters


Brief Life History of Worthy

When Worthy Winters was born in 1912, in Millport, Lamar, Alabama, United States, his father, William Arthur Winters, was 25 and his mother, Lonie A. Collins, was 24.

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William Arthur Winters
Lonie A. Collins
Trannie Mae Winters
Berta Lee Winters
Bertie Winters
Worthy Winters
Bernice Winters
Eunice L Winters
William Avil Winters

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  • Worthey Winters in household of Arthur Winters, "United States Census, 1920"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 32

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from Winter .

English: variant of Winter , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish: adopted for Mac Giolla Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. Compare Winter 4.

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

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