Carroll Willett

September 1898–24 June 1959 (Age 60)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Carroll

When Carroll Willett was born in September 1898, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Burgess S. Willett, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Elma Doughman, was 26. He married Esther Lillian Aaberg on 20 August 1929, in Pierce, Washington, United States. He lived in Portland City Election Precinct 114, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940 and Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1952. He died on 24 June 1959, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 60.

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Carroll Willett
Esther Lillian Aaberg
Marriage: 20 August 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1929Pierce, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established
    Age 1
    Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 7
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 18
    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: from the Middle English personal names Wilot, Wilet, pet forms of Will , itself a short form of William .English: sometimes a variant of Willard .English: perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Willet, in Elworthy (Somerset). It is from an earlier name of Doniford Stream, which rises at Willet, and is probably a compound of Old English wiell, will ‘spring’ + an unrecorded gīete ‘stream’.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Carl Willett, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Carl Leon Willett, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Carl Leon Willett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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