Walter Hastings Webling

9 July 1902–October 1969 (Age 67)
Brockley, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter Hastings

When Walter Hastings Webling was born on 9 July 1902, in Brockley, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Hastings Webling, was 35 and his mother, Mae Franklin Piper, was 24. He lived in Rockport, Knox, Maine, United States in 1935 and Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died in October 1969, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Walter Hastings Webling
Mae Franklin Piper
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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 1
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London
Age 13
On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 
Age 18
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

North German:1. topographic name from Middle Low German wēlinge ‘vortex’, ‘rapids’. 2. nickname for someone who was worn out, from Middle Low German welinge ‘withering’, ‘decline’.

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

Sources (6)

  • Walter Webling in household of Onni Lehtonen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter H Webling Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter H Webling Jr. in household of Chester M Carver, "United States Census, 1920"

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