Wayne Leroy Loftin

28 July 1908–8 January 1985 (Age 76)
Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wayne Leroy

When Wayne Leroy Loftin was born on 28 July 1908, in Jones, North Carolina, United States, his father, Caswell Gardner Loftin, was 55 and his mother, Mary Jane Smith, was 40. He married Elizabeth Morrill Beaman on 25 December 1943, in Wilson, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Trenton, Jones, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 January 1985, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Wayne Leroy Loftin
Elizabeth Morrill Beaman
Marriage: 25 December 1943

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Morrill Beaman


25 December 1943
Wilson, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Caswell Gardner Loftin





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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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 10

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the suffix -in, from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’. Compare Loften . This is a common name in TX and NC.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wayne L Loftin in household of Clyde Loftin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wayne Loptin in household of Caswell G Loptin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wayne L Loftin in household of Caswell G Loftin, "United States Census, 1910"

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