Myrtle Artrip

1891–1991 (Age 100)
Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Artrip was born on 2 March 1891, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Daniel Artrip, was 36 and her mother, Austacia Stacey Webb, was 34. She lived in Lincoln Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 June 1991, in Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 100.

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Myrtle Artrip
William A Hitchcock

Spouse & Children

  • Female1891–1991Female

  • William A Hitchcock


Parents & Siblings



  • Minnie Artrip


  • Boyd P Artrip


  • Lucy Francis Artrip


  • Male1888–1985Male

  • Female1891–1991Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 7

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

Age 26

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Myrtie Artrip in household of William Artrip, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle Artrip in household of William Artrip, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myrtle Artrip, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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