Clinton McKinley Drewry Sr

1 January 1902–2 July 1996 (Age 94)
Southampton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Clinton

When Clinton McKinley Drewry Sr was born on 1 January 1902, in Southampton, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Blythe Drewry, was 27 and his mother, Eva Lilla Bradshaw, was 25. He married Harriet Elizabeth Joyner on 8 September 1921, in Gates, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Courtland, Southampton, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 2 July 1996, in Southampton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rosemont Cemetery, Sedley, Southampton, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clinton McKinley Drewry Sr
Harriet Elizabeth Joyner
Marriage: 8 September 1921
Rose Drewry
Dortha Roebel Drewry
Clinton Mckinley Drewry

Spouse and Children

8 September 1921
Gates, North Carolina, United States


    Rose Drewry


    Dortha Roebel Drewry


    Clinton Mckinley Drewry


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Blythe Drewry


    Eva Lilla Bradshaw




    Shelley Adolphas Drewery



    Dorothy Virginia Drewry


    Edwin Garrett Drewry


    Granville Drewry


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 15

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch ( see Finley ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mckinley Drewery in household of Samuel B Drewery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clinton Mckalby Drewry, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • McKinley Drewery, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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