Wilbur Godfrey Earnhardt

5 August 1907–14 January 1994 (Age 86)
Albemarle, Stanly, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wilbur Godfrey

When Wilbur Godfrey Earnhardt was born on 5 August 1907, in Albemarle, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Wesley Earnhardt, was 47 and his mother, Martha Loula Callaway, was 41. He married Ethel Mae Sharpe on 28 June 1939, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States. He died on 14 January 1994, in Albemarle, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Albemarle, Stanly, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Godfrey Earnhardt
Ethel Mae Sharpe
Marriage: 28 June 1939

Spouse and Children

28 June 1939
Stanly, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Earnhardt


    Martha Loula Callaway




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ehrenhardt, a variant of Ehrhardt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilbur Y Earnheardt in household of John Earnheardt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilber Earnhardt in household of John Earnhardt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilbur G Earnhardt, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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