Woodrow H Rothwell

Brief Life History of Woodrow H

When Woodrow H Rothwell was born on 29 December 1915, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Ernest Husdon Rothwell, was 40 and his mother, Lucy Jane Coursey, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter with Bertie Wyatt. He lived in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 1995, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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Woodrow H Rothwell
Bertie Wyatt
Doris Rothwell

Sources (6)

  • Woodrow H Rothwell in household of Ernest H Rothwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Woodrow H Rothwell, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Woodrow H Rothwell, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Rowell . This name was brought to Ireland (Meath) from England in the 17th century.

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

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