William Perry McArthur

10 October 1908–10 January 1951 (Age 42)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William Perry

When William Perry McArthur was born on 10 October 1908, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Burwell McArthur, was 50 and his mother, Lucy Ann Shough, was 32. He married Christine Witt on 14 August 1943, in Patrick, Virginia, United States. He lived in Mayo River Magisterial District, Patrick, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 10 January 1951, in Critz, Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Critz, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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William Perry McArthur
Christine Witt
Marriage: 14 August 1943

Spouse and Children

14 August 1943
Patrick, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Burwell McArthur





    John Issac McArthur


    Lee Roy Bascom McArthur




    Carrie Bishop McArthur


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artair, a patronymic from the Gaelic form of the personal name Arthur .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Perry McCarther in household of William B McCartha, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William P Mcarthur in household of W B Mcarthur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William P Mcarthur in household of William B Mcarthur, "United States Census, 1910"

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