John D Wagster

2 February 1908–15 December 1996 (Age 88)
Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John D

When John D Wagster was born on 2 February 1908, in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ottie D Wagster, was 25 and his mother, Parthenia E THENIA Welch Wagster, was 25. He married Lynda Halloway on 26 March 1930, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1996, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John D Wagster
Lynda Halloway
Marriage: 26 March 1930

Spouse and Children


    Lynda Halloway


26 March 1930
Maury, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Nicholas Wagster



    Isom Wagster


    Elizabeth Wagster


    David Nicholas Wagster


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 10

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Possibly a variant of Wagstaff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John D Wagester in household of O D Wagester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John D Wagster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John D Wagster, "United States Census, 1940"

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