Arthur William Vickers

24 February 1914–2 July 2004 (Age 90)
Tipton, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur William

When Arthur William Vickers was born on 24 February 1914, in Tipton, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Eugene Vickers, was 29 and his mother, Anna Lucretia Newsom, was 21. He married Julia Ada Rouse on 6 October 1936, in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States. He lived in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Election District 5, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 2 July 2004, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Tyler Memorial Park And Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur William Vickers
1914–2004
Julia Ada Rouse
1918–2006
Marriage: 6 October 1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1936Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    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.
    1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion
    Age 3
    A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
    1941
    Age 27
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for the servant of a vicar (see Vicker ). It may also represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons .Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac á Bhiocair or Irish Mac an Bhiocaire; see McVicar .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Vicars
    Vicker

    Sources (5)

    • Arthur Vickers, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Arthur W Vicker, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Arthur William Vickers, "Wyoming, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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