Nannie Elizabeth Woolridge

13 May 1897–3 August 1985 (Age 88)
Chamblissburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nannie Elizabeth

When Nannie Elizabeth Woolridge was born on 13 May 1897, in Chamblissburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, Swisher F. Wooldridge, was 35 and her mother, Lula Mary Martin, was 26. She married Walter William Spradlin on 18 January 1936, in Salem, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chamblissburg District, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 3 August 1985, in Chamblissburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bedford, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter William Spradlin
Nannie Elizabeth Woolridge
Marriage: 18 January 1936
Frances Elizabeth "Jackie" Spradlin
Daniel Nimrod Spradlin
Patricia Diane Spradlin

Spouse and Children

18 January 1936
Salem, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Swisher F. Wooldridge





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wooldridge .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Naurin Worthley in household of Dock S Worthley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie E Wooldridge in household of Lula M Wooldridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nannie Woolridge in household of Dock S Woolridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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