Malcolm Wimbish

15 April 1909–1 July 1982 (Age 73)
Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Malcolm

When Malcolm Wimbish was born on 15 April 1909, in Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States, his father, Walter Russell Wimbish, was 38 and his mother, MayBelle Seaton, was 25. He married Emma Louise Watts on 31 August 1939, in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 1 July 1982, in Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States.

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Malcolm Wimbish
Emma Louise Watts
Marriage: 31 August 1939

Spouse and Children


    Emma Louise Watts


31 August 1939
Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Walter Russell Wimbish


    MayBelle Seaton




    John Wesley Wimbish


    Elizabeth C Wimbish


    Grace Wimbish



    Mack R Wimbish


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 7

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wimbish, a place in Essex, most probably named from the Old English personal name Wine + an Old English (ge)bysce ‘bushy copse’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malcolm Wimbish, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malcolm R Wimbish, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malcona Wimbish in household of W R Wimbish, "United States Census, 1920"

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