William Webster Wofford Sr.

24 August 1899–10 February 1974 (Age 74)
Temple, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of William Webster

When William Webster Wofford Sr. was born on 24 August 1899, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, John Thomas Hamilton Wofford, was 37 and his mother, Mary Zenobia Caroline Lancaster, was 23. He married Rhoda Elizabeth Wofford on 17 March 1926, in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Bell, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 February 1974, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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William Webster Wofford Sr.
Rhoda Elizabeth Wofford
Marriage: 17 March 1926
William Webster Wofford Jr.

Spouse and Children

17 March 1926
Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wolford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • W W Wofford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Webster Woford in household of John Woford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Webb Wofford in household of John H Wofford, "United States Census, 1920"

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