Walter Noel Guffey

27 December 1939–1 February 2012 (Age 72)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Walter Noel

When Walter Noel Guffey was born on 27 December 1939, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Jasper Guffey, was 39 and his mother, Elsie Elizabeth Edwards, was 38. He lived in Union Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 1 February 2012, in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Walter Noel Guffey
Ms Janie Elizabeth Allman

Spouse and Children


    Ms Janie Elizabeth Allman


Parents and Siblings




    Jack Edwards Guffey


    Mildred Rebeccalee Morrow


    Eugene Herman Guffey


    Donald Smith Guffey


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 2

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGuffey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Walter Guffy in household of Jack J Guffy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter in entry for Rev John Jasper Guffey, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Walter N Guffey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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