Henry Earl Wilbur

16 May 1890–11 April 1980 (Age 89)
Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

The Life of Henry Earl

When Henry Earl Wilbur was born on 16 May 1890, his father, Henry Everett Wilbur, was 29 and his mother, Charlotte Cleveland Butler, was 23. He married Harriet M Brigance on 29 November 1911, in Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Westminster, Orange, California, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1936. He died on 11 April 1980, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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Henry Earl Wilbur
Harriet M Brigance
Marriage: 29 November 1911
Henry Earl Wilbur

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29 November 1911
Fresno, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry E Wilbur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry E Wilbur in household of Henry E Wilbur, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Wilbur in entry for Mr Henry E Wilbur, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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