William Addison Humble

24 December 1896–6 June 1954 (Age 57)
Joy, White, Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Addison

When William Addison Humble was born on 24 December 1896, in Joy, White, Arkansas, United States, his father, Alexander Franklin Humble, was 24 and his mother, Julia Ann Wright, was 19. He married Ora Lee Smith Humble on 6 December 1914, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cadron Township, White, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Mountain Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 6 June 1954, in Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Joy, White, Arkansas, United States.

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William Addison Humble
Ora Lee Smith Humble
Marriage: 6 December 1914
Walter Clyde Humble
Lucile Humble Lynn
Marie Humble

Spouse and Children

6 December 1914
Cleburne, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1897: White, Arkansas, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly northeast): nickname for a meek or lowly person, from Middle English, Old French (h)umble (Latin humilis ‘lowly’, a derivative of humus ‘ground’).2 French (also Humblé): from a short pet form of the personal name Humbert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Humble in household of A F Humble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William A Hunble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William A Humble in household of Alex F Humble, "United States Census, 1910"

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