Catherine Eleanor Wilkinson

15 August 1922–28 March 2003 (Age 80)
Hollywood, MD

The Life of Catherine Eleanor

When Catherine Eleanor Wilkinson was born on 15 August 1922, her father, Joseph Percenette Wilkinson, was 47 and her mother, Eleanor Jamison Wells, was 39. She lived in Hillville, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1930 and Hollywood, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 2003, in Great Mills, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 80.

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Joseph Percenette Wilkinson
Eleanor Jamison Wells
George Albert Wilkinson
Joseph Percenette Wilkinson Jr.
John McCall Wilkinson
James Thomas Wilkinson
Harriet Gertrude Wilkinson
Claude Wilkinson
Catherine Eleanor Wilkinson
Mary Regina Wilkinson

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    Joseph Percenette Wilkinson Jr.


    John McCall Wilkinson


    James Thomas Wilkinson



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eleanor J Wilkinson in household of Joseph P Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C Eleanor Wilkinson in household of Joseph P Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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