Virginia Varnadore

17 February 1918–28 February 1988 (Age 70)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Virginia

When Virginia Varnadore was born on 17 February 1918, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Wesley Varnadore, was 43 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth McGarity, was 34. She married Woodrow Locke Williford on 30 January 1932, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Chester Township, Chester, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1988, in Elm City, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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Woodrow Locke Williford
Virginia Varnadore
Marriage: 30 January 1932
Wesley Woodrow Williford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1932Chester, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1920 · Women Get the Vote
    Age 2
    In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 19
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Of French origin: variant of Varnado .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Martha V Williford in household of Woodrow Williford, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Virginia Varnedore in household of John W Varnedore, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Martha Williford in entry for Woodrow Wesley Williford and Rosa Lee Harris, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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