William Franklin Dimmitt

Male29 August 1877–14 November 1944

Brief Life History of William Franklin

When William Franklin Dimmitt was born on 29 August 1877, in Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, John Franklin Dimmitt, was 26 and his mother, Sarah E. Blakely, was 18. He married Stella Pearl Stewart on 17 October 1899, in Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Adair, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. He died on 14 November 1944, in Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ringo Point, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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William Franklin Dimmitt
Stella Pearl Stewart
Marriage: 17 October 1899
Elva Mae Dimmitt
Oral Cecil Dimmit
Lelah Opal Dimmitt
Delmar Floyd Dimmitt
Arthur Earl Dimmitt

Sources (10)

  • William F Dimitt in household of John Dimitt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W F Dimmitt, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • William Franklin Dimmitt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1899Adair, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 5

    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.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps an altered form of Dimmick .

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

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