Henry Latelle Weldin

27 October 1898–2 October 1967 (Age 68)
Boyce, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry Latelle

When Henry Latelle Weldin was born on 27 October 1898, in Boyce, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, his father, Columbus Letchworth Weldin Jr, was 35 and his mother, Talulla Mildred Mullins, was 26. He married Perla Lurennia Blanchard on 21 June 1924. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ward Seven, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died on 2 October 1967, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Henry Latelle Weldin
Perla Lurennia Blanchard
Marriage: 21 June 1924
Marion Estelle Weldin
Betty Lou Weldin

Spouse and Children

21 June 1924


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a variant spelling of Weldon .2 German: perhaps a respelling of Welden, a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.3 Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Welden, a habitational name from a place so named in East Flanders, Belgium.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Latiele Weldin in household of Lula Weldin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H Latell Weldin in household of L Columbus Weldin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Latelle Weldon in household of Ch Weldon, "United States Census, 1900"

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