Wilbur Byron Folk

8 April 1890–18 May 1964 (Age 74)
Blanchard Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilbur Byron

When Wilbur Byron Folk was born on 8 April 1890, in Blanchard Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, Delmon Albert Folk, was 42 and his mother, Emma Plummer, was 25. He married Ethel V Hermon on 6 May 1911, in Hancock, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in McComb, Pleasant Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Findlay, Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 18 May 1964, in Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Byron Folk
Ethel V Hermon
Marriage: 6 May 1911
Norma May Folk
Kenneth R Folk

Spouse and Children

6 May 1911
Hancock, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Delmon Albert Folk


    Emma Plummer




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Volk or the English cognate Foulks .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilbur Folk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Byron W Folk in household of Delmon Folk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilbur B Folk, "United States Census, 1920"

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