Woodrow Wilson Portz

Male15 September 1912–15 February 2002

Brief Life History of Woodrow Wilson

When Woodrow Wilson Portz was born on 15 September 1912, in Newcomerstown, Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, John Elmer Portz, was 37 and his mother, Annetta Lieser, was 34. He married Dorothy Marie Kincaid on 17 July 1948, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 15 February 2002, in Solon, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, North Solon, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Woodrow Wilson Portz
Dorothy Marie Kincaid
Marriage: 17 July 1948
John A Portz

Sources (7)

  • Woodrow Portz in household of Elmer Portz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Woodrow W. Portz, "Delaware Marriage Records, 1913-1954"
  • Woodrow W Portz, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1948Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    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.

    1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 25

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Porz, a habitational name from a town so named near Cologne. The name proves the point that the name (from Latin porta) and the object (‘city gate’) came to the ancient Germanic north with the Romans who introduced construction in stone. Compare Ports .

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

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