Zeno Paul Whitcomb

1 April 1877–14 September 1930 (Age 53)
Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Zeno Paul

When Zeno Paul Whitcomb was born on 1 April 1877, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Elias Whitcomb, was 52 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth McDonald, was 32. He married Barbara Ellen Lanning on 17 July 1904, in Dayton, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 14 September 1930, in British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 53.

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Zeno Paul Whitcomb
Barbara Ellen Lanning
Marriage: 17 July 1904
Zeno Paul Whitcomb Jr
Myrtle Ruth Whitcomb
Howard Whitcomb

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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: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wīd ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwīt ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + cumb.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Jens Whitcomb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jens Whitcomb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zeno Whitcomb in household of Elias Whitcomb, "United States Census, 1880"

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