Wilson Henry Meddaugh

31 January 1917–30 November 1960 (Age 43)
Buel Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wilson Henry

When Wilson Henry Meddaugh was born on 31 January 1917, in Buel Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, his father, Frank Alvin Meddaugh, was 36 and his mother, Florence Gertrude Garbutt, was 34. He married Eleanor Dorcas Hall on 8 April 1939, in Yale, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Lexington Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 30 November 1960, in Buel Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Croswell, Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Wilson Henry Meddaugh
Eleanor Dorcas Hall
Marriage: 8 April 1939
Alvin H Meddaugh
Lois Eleanor Meddaugh
Neil Horace Meddaugh
Lee Frederick Meddaugh
David Guy Meddaugh

Spouse and Children

8 April 1939
Yale, St. Clair, Michigan, United States


    Alvin H Meddaugh


    Lois Eleanor Meddaugh


    Neil Horace Meddaugh


    Lee Frederick Meddaugh


    David Guy Meddaugh


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 12

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps Irish, related to Midheach ( see Mead ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilson H Meddaugh in household of Gertrude A Meddaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilson H Meddaogh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilson Meddaugh in household of Frank Meddaugh, "United States Census, 1920"

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