James Norwood Whitley

1 September 1934–25 April 2010 (Age 75)
Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Norwood

When James Norwood Whitley was born on 1 September 1934, in Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Norwood Whitley, was 28 and his mother, Huldah Truitt Hardy, was 26. He married Judith Gay Baker on 9 June 1954, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Stantonsburg Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 2010, in Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Stantonsburg, Wilson, North Carolina, United States.

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James Norwood Whitley
Judith Gay Baker
Marriage: 9 June 1954

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9 June 1954
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norwood Whitley in household of J Norwood Whitley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Norwood Whitley in entry for Deborah Ann Whitley, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • James Norwood Whitley in entry for James Norwood Whitley, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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