Wendall Phillips Harvey

Male12 April 1895–15 January 1954

Brief Life History of Wendall Phillips

When Wendall Phillips Harvey was born on 12 April 1895, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Joseph Harvey, was 32 and his mother, Lalia Anna Sabean, was 30. He married Regina Jean Mullin in 1924, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1921. He died on 15 January 1954, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 58.

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Wendall Phillips Harvey
1895–1954
Regina Jean Mullin
1896–1985
Marriage: 1924
Nancy Harvey
1935–1996

Sources (15)

  • Wendell P Harvey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wendall Phillips Harvey, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Wendell Phillips Harvey, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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  • Marriage
    1924Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 3

    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 17

    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

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French and Middle English personal name Hervei, also found as Herveu, Hervé, and Hervi. The name Herveu or Herv(e)i was borne by a number of Bretons at the Norman Conquest and, as such, represents a French form of the Old Breton name Hoiearnviu or Hærviu (see Herve ). Among Normans Herve(i) or Herv(e)i was also a French form of ancient Germanic Hariwic, Herewic (from hari ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’), with intervocalic /w/ becoming /v/ in Old French. The Breton and ancient Germanic names were commonly Latinized as Herve(i)us and Hervic(i)us respectively but, since their most common vernacular forms in Old French were indistinguishable, the Latin forms were also sometimes interchangeable, especially Herveus.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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