William Bernard Warren

5 October 1915–26 April 1977 (Age 61)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Bernard

When William Bernard Warren was born on 5 October 1915, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Manley Austin Warren, was 38 and his mother, Myrtle Lucy Taylor, was 24. He lived in Upper Hominy Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 26 April 1977, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Candler, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Manley Austin Warren
Myrtle Lucy Taylor
Don Warren
Parlee Warren
William Bernard Warren
Lucy Warren
Elsie Elizabeth Warren

Parents and Siblings

    Manley Austin Warren





    Don Warren


    Parlee Warren



    Lucy Warren



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 3

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 17

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a game park, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Anglo-Norman French warrene or Middle English wareine ‘warren’, ‘piece of land for breeding game’.3 Irish: adopted as an Englsih form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard Warrin in household of Manley A Warrin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Bernard Warren, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Unknown, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"

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