Herbert Cary Britton

Brief Life History of Herbert Cary

When Herbert Cary Britton was born on 23 August 1897, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles S Britton, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Ecker, was 25. He married Catharine Virginia Dunston on 28 August 1918, in Mathews, Virginia, United States. He lived in Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Petsworth District, Gloucester, Virginia, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 20 April 1991, at the age of 93, and was buried in Mathews, Mathews, Virginia, United States.

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Herbert Cary Britton
Catharine Virginia Dunston
Marriage: 28 August 1918

Sources (10)

  • Herbert Britten, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert Cary Britton, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Herbert Cary Britton, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Breton , and ethnic name for a Breton, from Old French Breton, the oblique case form of Old French Bret; compare Brittain and Brett .

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

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