Kenneth Cecil Wythe

Brief Life History of Kenneth Cecil

When Kenneth Cecil Wythe was born on 18 October 1925, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Robert Saul Wythe, was 44 and his mother, Dessie Early Coates, was 26. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 22 November 1944, at the age of 19, and was buried in Saint-Avold, Moselle, France.

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Family Time Line

Robert Saul Wythe
Dessie Early Coates
Francis Clotilda Wythe
Homer Wythe
Alta Mae Wythe
William Earl Wythe
Kenneth Cecil Wythe
Geneva Ruth Wythe
James Everett Wythe
Walter Franklin Wythe

Sources (5)

  • Kenneth Wyeth in household of R S Wyeth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth C Wythe, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Kenneth Cecil Wythe, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): topographic name for someone who lived by a willow tree or in an area where willow trees grew, from Middle English wythe (Old English withthe). Alternatively, a variant of White or Wight .

History: American bearers of the surname Wythe trace their ancestry to Thomas Wythe, who emigrated from England to VA in 1680. One of his descendants was the statesman and jurist George Wythe (1726–1806), mentor of Thomas Jefferson and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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

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