John Everett Ledbetter

Brief Life History of John Everett

When John Everett Ledbetter was born on 12 June 1908, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, Horace Coleman Pinkley Ledbetter, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Penland, was 30. He married Maggie Lee Stirewalt in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He immigrated to California, United States in 1946 and lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 12, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 20 July 1967, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Canton, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Everett Ledbetter
1908–1967
Maggie Lee Stirewalt
1904–1979
Marriage:
Jerry William Ledbetter
1923–1993
Everette Ledbetter Jr.
1927–1927
Earl E. Ledbetter
1929–1930
Joe Billy Ledbetter
1933–1991

Sources (34)

  • Everett Ledbetter in household of Jackson Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Everett Ledbetter, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Everett Ledbetter, "South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lēad ‘lead’ + bēatere ‘to beat’.

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

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