Carol J Whitefield

1920–2005 (Age 84)
Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Carol J

When Carol J Whitefield was born on 16 December 1920, in Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Robert Sylvester Whitefield, was 37 and her mother, Alice Thompson, was 34. She married James Edward Agard on 12 March 1933, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Adams, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Ursa, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 31 January 2005, in Rock Hill, York, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Providence Cemetery, Ursa Township, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Carol J Whitefield
James Edward Agard
Marriage: 12 March 1933
Sue Carol Agard

Spouse & Children

12 March 1933
Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States


  • Sue Carol Agard


  • Agard


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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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 5

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Greater Manchester and the Isle of Wight, named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Whitfield ).2 Americanized form of German Weissfeld ( see Weisfeld ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Carol Agard in household of Edward Agard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carol J Whitefield in household of Robert S Whitefield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carol J Whitefield in entry for Mr James Edward Agard, "Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981"

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