Adie Lorenzo McWhorter

Brief Life History of Adie Lorenzo

When Adie Lorenzo McWhorter was born on 23 April 1896, in Cowpens, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, his father, George Clanton Mcwhorter, was 24 and his mother, Martha Ann Carl, was 24. He married Maggie Ella Fetner on 11 February 1917, in Chambers, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wise, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 9 Ridge Grove, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 21 February 1966, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Huguley, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Adie Lorenzo McWhorter
1896–1966
Maggie Ella Fetner
1897–1979
Marriage: 11 February 1917
George Lewis McWhorter
1921–1969

Sources (21)

  • Ada Mc Whorten in household of George C Mc Whorten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • McWhorter, "Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930"
  • Abe McWhorter, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McWhirter .

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

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