Willet Clarence Meriwether

31 August 1873–1954 (Age 80)
Floyd, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Willet Clarence

When Willet Clarence Meriwether was born on 31 August 1873, in Floyd, Indiana, United States, his father, William Henry Meriwether, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Malvina Jones, was 25. He married Anna J Cook in 1907, in Liberty Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States. He lived in Marengo, Crawford, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Liberty Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1954, in Crawford, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Marengo Cemetery, Liberty Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States.

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Willet Clarence Meriwether
Elva Inez Stewart
Olive L Meriwether
Myrtle Meriwether
Fern Andrea Merriwether

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 2
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 23
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Merriweather .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Clarence Merriweather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willett C. Meriwether in entry for Arthur Toney, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Willet Clarence Meriwether, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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