Earman Clinton Painter

1899–1974 (Age 75)
Page, Virginia, United States

The Life of Earman Clinton

Earman Clinton Painter was born on 6 March 1899, in Page, Virginia, United States. He married Florence Virginia Hilliard on 29 June 1918, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Shenandoah Iron Works Magisterial District, Page, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 October 1974, in Stanley, Page, Virginia, United States, at the age of 75.

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Earman Clinton Painter
Florence Virginia Hilliard
Marriage: 29 June 1918
Eva Mae Painter
Gilbert R Painter
Williard Lee Painter
Catherine Marie Painter
Dorothy V Painter
Phillis P Painter

Spouse and Children

29 June 1918
Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States




    Williard Lee Painter


    Catherine Marie Painter


    Dorothy V Painter


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 English: from Middle English, Old French peinto(u)r, oblique case of peintre ‘painter’, hence an occupational name for a painter (normally of colored glass). In the Middle Ages the walls of both great and minor churches were covered with painted decorations, and Reaney and Wilson note that in 1308 Hugh le Peyntour and Peter the Pavier were employed ‘making and painting the pavement’ at St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster. The name is widespread in central and southern England.2 German: topographic name for someone living in a fenced enclosure ( see Bainter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ermon C Painter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ermon C Painter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ermon C Painter in entry for Cecil Edward Comer and Phyllis Peggy Painter, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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