Samuel Mason Wemple

Male2 November 1897–18 May 1996

Brief Life History of Samuel Mason

When Samuel Mason Wemple was born on 2 November 1897, in Rural Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States, his father, George Mason Wemple, was 27 and his mother, Cora Pearl Shepherd, was 23. He married Ramona Marie Baker on 15 February 1922, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ward Six, Acadia, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Assumption, Seychelles in 1944. He died on 18 May 1996, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Assumption, Christian, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Mason Wemple
Ramona Marie Baker
Marriage: 15 February 1922
Marian Pauline Wemple
E Wayne Wemple
Clifford Gail Wemple

Sources (11)

  • Samuel M Wemple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Wemple in entry for Paul S Throneburg and Marian Pauline Wemple, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Samuel Mason Wemple, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1922Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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.


    Age 6

    Seychelles become a separate British colony.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 26

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

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Wempe .

    History: Jan Barentsen Wemple was in Rensselaerswyck on the upper Hudson River by 1645, when he was recorded as Jan Wemp.

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

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