Richmond Eugene Wroten

Male24 November 1897–19 February 1984

Brief Life History of Richmond Eugene

When Richmond Eugene Wroten was born on 24 November 1897, in McCall Creek, Franklin, Mississippi, United States, his father, William M Wroten, was 21 and his mother, Dorothy S Golman, was 27. He married Dora Parker in 1924, in Franklin, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward Four, Franklin, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Franklin, Louisiana, United States for about 1 years. He died on 19 February 1984, in Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Crowville Masonic Cemetery, Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States.

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Richmond Eugene Wroten
Dora Parker
Marriage: 1924
Margie Wroten
Edith O Wroten
Bonnie Wroten
William A Wroten

Sources (11)

  • Richmond E Wraten, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Richmond Ugine Wroten, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Richmond Eugene Wroten, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1924Franklin, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    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.

    1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

    Age 10

    When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.


    Age 23

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wratten .

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

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