Marie E. Wilhite

Female22 September 1898–8 October 1985

Brief Life History of Marie E.

When Marie E. Wilhite was born on 22 September 1898, in Pike, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Alonzo 'Charly' Wilhite, was 26 and her mother, Mattie Amanda Hartley, was 18. She married Basil Royce Williams on 6 May 1915, in Pike, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Fort Branch, Union Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 October 1985, in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Glezen, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Basil Royce Williams
Marie E. Wilhite
Marriage: 6 May 1915
Gerald Foster Williams

Sources (15)

  • Marie Williams in household of Basil R Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Wilhite, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Marie E. Wilhite Williams, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1915Pike, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 8

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 25

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Willheit: topographic name from Middle High German wilde, wilt ‘wild, uninhabited’ + heide ‘open, uncultivated land’ for someone who lived beyond the communal boundaries. The surname Willheit is no longer found in Germany. Compare Wilhide , Wilhoit , Wilhoite , Willhide , Willhite , Willhoit , and Willhoite .

    History: Johann Michael Wilhoit or Wilheit emigrated c. 1717 from Germany to the Germanna Colony on the Rapidan River, VA (a settlement of Protestant refugees from the Rhineland). Little is known about him and his family, but they had many descendants, and the surname has many variants: Wilheit, Wilhide, Wilhight, Wilhoit, Wilhoite, Wilhoyte, Willheit, Willhide, Willhite, Willhoit, and Willhoite.

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

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