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William "Willie" Wattenbarger
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1892
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1937
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Martha Jane "Jennie" Cash-Watenbarger-Fort & Hiram Thomas Watenbarger.

Brother to Ruby & John Wattenbarger.

Paternal Grandson of John H Watenbarger & Martha Ann Brandon

Maternal Grandson of Martha Jane Blackwell-Cash-Mathews & William N Cash.

WILLIE WATTENBARGER born June 11, 1892 Ten Mile, Meigs Co, TN, died March 16, 1937 Dixie Hotel, Johnson City, TN.

WW I VET Tennessee PVT VOL 63 Engrs

Stabbed to death by a crazy woman and two others in the Dixie Hotel in Johnson City, TN. See News articles.

See Death Certificate. Cause of Death: Murder: Knife in Heart. Autopsy by Dr. McFaddin who was our trusted family doctor who EMPHASISED 2x "Murder" on the Death Certificate. As this was his recently deceased, best friend's, brother-in-law.

Fireman for RR Co (Clinchfield Railroad)
National Guard Sargent 3 yrs
Description: Widowed of wife Daisy, he had Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complex.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Hiram Thomas Watenbarger (1867 - 1893)
  Martha Jane Cash Fort (1871 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  John Wattenbarger (1889 - 1927)*
  William Wattenbarger (1892 - 1937)
  Ruby Wattenbarger Bolton (1898 - 1967)*
  Ida Mae Fort Ginn (1908 - 1964)**
  Lewis Edward Fort (1911 - 1942)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: J Knaepen
Originally Created by: Tim Wilkinson
Record added: May 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110139535
William Willie Wattenbarger
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William Willie Wattenbarger
Added by: J Knaepen
 
William Willie Wattenbarger
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