Mildred Louise Atwater

2 February 1928–5 January 1996 (Age 67)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mildred Louise

When Mildred Louise Atwater was born on 2 February 1928, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Alfred Atwater Sr, was 61 and her mother, Isaphene Frances Fulmer, was 44. She married Joseph Alexander Wilson Sr on 2 August 1952. She lived in Bingham Township, Orange, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 January 1996, in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mebane, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Alexander Wilson Sr
Mildred Louise Atwater
Marriage: 2 August 1952

Spouse and Children

2 August 1952
Antioch Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone whose dwelling was by a river or lake, Middle English atte water ‘at the water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred Atwater in household of Ida Fulma Atwater, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Atwater in household of Mrs. Tom A Atwater, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Mildred Atwater Wilson in entry for Joseph Alexander Wilson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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