Henry Allen Widvey

24 March 1881–31 January 1953 (Age 71)
Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Henry Allen

When Henry Allen Widvey was born on 24 March 1881, in Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, Oleff Smith Widvey, was 31 and his mother, Viola Alvernon Deck, was 21. He married Flora Belle Earnest on 18 September 1907, in Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Charlottesville, Jackson Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 31 January 1953, in Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Allen Widvey
1881–1953
Flora Belle Earnest
1888–1987
Marriage: 18 September 1907
Everette Lavern Widvey
1908–1967
Flora Irene Widvey
1914–1998
Ernest Allen Widvey
1916–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1907
Rush, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Everette Lavern Widvey

    Male1908–1967Male

    Flora Irene Widvey

    Female1914–1998Female

    Male1916–2005Male

Parents and Siblings

    Oleff Smith Widvey

    Male1849–1920Male

    Viola Alvernon Deck

    Female1860–1890Female

siblings

(5)

    Myrtle Leana Widvey

    Female1879–1937Female

    Male1881–1953Male

    John Leroy Widvey

    Male1883–1932Male

    Female1886–1971Female

    Minnie Pearl Widvey

    Female1889–1896Female

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Whitney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Howy A Widvey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry S Widvey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry A Widvey, "United States Census, 1910"

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