Willard Guy Arner

11 April 1920–28 October 1963 (Age 43)
Weissport, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Willard Guy

When Willard Guy Arner was born on 11 April 1920, in Weissport, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Arner, was 38 and his mother, Lizzie Wehr, was 38. He married Ruth Hepzipah Bettencourt in 1943, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He lived in Franklin Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 28 October 1963, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Norwood, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Willard Guy Arner
Ruth Hepzipah Bettencourt
Marriage: 1943

Spouse and Children

Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

Parents and Siblings


    Lizzie Wehr




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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 12

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German arnaere ‘reaper’, ‘day laborer’ (from arn ‘harvest’).2 Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Arn, near Zürich.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willard Arner in household of Edward Arner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willard Arner in household of Edward Arner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willard G Arner in entry for Mrs Ruth H Bettencourt Arner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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