Wiliam Milton Hemrick

10 April 1938–17 February 2002 (Age 63)
Arab, Marshall, Alabama, United States

The Life of Wiliam Milton

When Wiliam Milton Hemrick was born on 10 April 1938, in Arab, Marshall, Alabama, United States, his father, Harvey John Franklin Hemrick, was 28 and his mother, Myrtle Pesnell, was 23. He lived in Election Precinct 26 Arab, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 17 February 2002, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mount Oak Cemetery, Egypt, Marshall, Alabama, United States.

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Harvey John Franklin Hemrick
Myrtle Pesnell
David Ronald Hemrick
Wiliam Milton Hemrick
Peggy Sue Hemrick

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey John Franklin Hemrick


    Myrtle Pesnell




World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 3

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Hemmerich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melton W Hemrick in household of Harvey J Hemrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm Milton Hemrick, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • William Milton Hemrick, "Find A Grave Index"

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