Weldon Oben Wiley

1 January 1922–15 February 1996 (Age 74)
Huntington, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Weldon Oben

Weldon Oben Wiley was born on 1 January 1922, in Huntington, Wayne, West Virginia, United States as the son of Haven Osil Wiley and Evalena Snyder. He died on 15 February 1996, in Citrus, Florida, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Haven Osil Wiley
1902–1983
Evalena Snyder
Weldon Oben Wiley
1922–1996
Henry O Wiley
1922–
Kenneth Ray Wiley
1928–2012

Parents and Siblings

    Haven Osil Wiley

    Male1902–1983Male

    Evalena Snyder

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 19

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of Wylie .2 Possibly also English, a habitational name from Wylye in Wiltshire, named for the Wylye river ( see Wilton ).3 English: possibly a variant of Willey .

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

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