Harold Nathaniel Wactor

12 November 1895–10 November 1953 (Age 57)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Harold Nathaniel

When Harold Nathaniel Wactor was born on 12 November 1895, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, Nathan E Wactor, was 26 and his mother, Hattie Almira Josephine Kelley, was 31. He married Bertha Cornelia Brown in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and Chick Springs Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 10 November 1953, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57.

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Harold Nathaniel Wactor
Bertha Cornelia Brown
Randolph N Wactor
Ollie Juanita Wactor
Virgil Wactor

Spouse and Children

South Carolina, United States


    Randolph N Wactor



    Virgil Wactor


Parents and Siblings


    Hattie Almira Josephine Kelley




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harold M Wactor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold L Wactor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold N Wactor in household of Arnold L Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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