George Whitfield Wentz Sr.

13 December 1893–12 August 1949 (Age 55)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Whitfield

When George Whitfield Wentz Sr. was born on 13 December 1893, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Simon Peter Wentz Jr., was 40 and his mother, Martha Agnes Furr, was 36. He married Imogene Fouts on 15 January 1926, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in District 469, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 12 August 1949, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

George Whitfield Wentz Sr.
1893–1949
Imogene Fouts
1906–1996
Marriage: 15 January 1926
George Whitfield Wentz Jr.
1928–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1926
Georgia, United States
children

(1)

    George Whitfield Wentz Jr.

    Male1928–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Simon Peter Wentz Jr.

    Male1852–1926Male

    Martha Agnes Furr

    Female1857–1934Female

siblings

(15)

    Cannie Victoria Wentz

    Female1876–Female

    Fannie Wentz

    Female1876–Female

    Frances Wentz

    Female1878–Female

    Female1880–1960Female

    Maurice L. Wentz

    Male1882–1939Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 13

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner, or, especially in eastern regions, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Wentz in household of Simon P Wentz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Wing in household of Henry S Fauts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Wentz, "United States Census, 1940"

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