James William Whitlock

12 March 1918–18 August 2010 (Age 92)
Hastings, St. Johns, Florida, United States

The Life of James William

James William Whitlock was born on 12 March 1918. He married Wilma Lucille Butler on 24 June 1944, in Florida, United States. He lived in Sebring, Highlands, Florida, United States in 1945 and East Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States in 2006. He died on 18 August 2010, in Hastings, St. Johns, Florida, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Interlachen, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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James William Whitlock
1918–2010
Wilma Lucille Butler
1927–1999
Marriage: 24 June 1944

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MARRIAGE
24 June 1944
Florida, United States

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 23

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’, ‘curl’. Compare Sherlock . 2. from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ + lāc ‘play’, ‘sport’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James W Whitlock, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • James W Or J Whitlock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James William Whitlock, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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