Archibald Richard Waughop

Brief Life History of Archibald Richard

When Archibald Richard Waughop was born on 8 July 1893, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, James Allen Waughop, was 25 and his mother, Anna Margaret Collister, was 21. He married Elva A. McNaughton on 28 August 1926. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 12 March 1978, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Archibald Richard Waughop
Elva A. McNaughton
Marriage: 28 August 1926
Richard Robert "Dick" Waughop

Sources (18)

  • Archie Waughop, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Archie R Waughop, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Archie Waughop, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning

Of Norman French origin, from a Germanic (Frankish) personal name derived from ercan ‘genuine’ + bald ‘bold, brave’. It has long been associated with Scotland, where it is in regular use as the English equivalent of Gaelic Gilleasbaig ( see Gillespie ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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