Violet Whitfield

14 May 1908–18 June 1994 (Age 86)
Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Violet

When Violet Whitfield was born on 14 May 1908, in Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, United States, his father, Alfred Whitfield, was 39 and his mother, Mary Graham, was 33. He married Roberta Anderson on 18 February 1928, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 12, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 1994, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Violet Whitfield
Roberta Anderson
Marriage: 18 February 1928

Spouse and Children


    Roberta Anderson


18 February 1928
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Delia Whitfield


    Ola Whitfield


    Ocie Whitfield


    Annie Whitfield



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Whitfield, for example in Derbyshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, and Northumberland, named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + feld ‘open country’, because of their chalky or soil.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet Whitfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Violet Whitfield in household of Alfred Whitfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Violet Whetfield, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"

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