Velma Lulu Warrick

22 February 1888–March 1980 (Age 92)
DeKalb, Missouri, United States

The Life of Velma Lulu

When Velma Lulu Warrick was born on 22 February 1888, in DeKalb, Missouri, United States, her father, Enos Sperry Smith Warrick, was 33 and her mother, Bersheba Isabel Burris, was 24. She married George Thomas Linch on 24 February 1909, in DeKalb, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died in March 1980, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Linch
Velma Lulu Warrick
Marriage: 24 February 1909
Phyllis M Linch
Meredith Opal Linch
Frieda Maxine Linch

Spouse and Children

24 February 1909
DeKalb, Missouri, United States


    Phyllis M Linch



    Frieda Maxine Linch


Parents and Siblings

    Enos Sperry Smith Warrick


    Bersheba Isabel Burris




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Warwick . 2. metonymic occupational name for a maker of warrocks, wedges of timber that were used to tighten the joints in a scaffold.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Velma Warrick in household of Henry Ford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Velma L Linch in household of George T Linch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velma L Linch in household of George T Linch, "United States Census, 1930"

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