Velma Juanita Amick

1897–1979 (Age 82)
Newport, Barton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Velma Juanita

When Velma Juanita Amick was born on 18 January 1897, in Newport, Barton, Missouri, United States, her father, Albert Amick, was 37 and her mother, Louisa Maria Spence, was 30. She married Luther Cyrus White on 29 January 1918, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 12 June 1979, in Antioch, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oak View Memorial Park, Antioch, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Velma Juanita Amick
Luther Cyrus White
Marriage: 29 January 1918
Maxine Audrey White
Carl Phillip White

Spouse & Children

29 January 1918
Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1859–1943Male

  • Louisa Maria Spence




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Emig , a derivative of the Germanic personal name Emmerich ( see Emmerich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Velma W Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velma J White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Velma White in household of Luther C White, "United States Census, 1920"

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