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Wayland, Amelia Spinner

Name: Wayland, Amelia Spinner
Sex: F
Birth: 15 May 1895
Death: 5 Apr 1975
Marker: Yes
Spouse(s): Charles Clarence Wayland
Parents: Jesse and Nora Banks Spinner
Notes: Undertaker – Ferguson’s Funeral Home

Amelia Spinner, daughter of Jesse and Nora (Banks) Spinner, was almost 19 years old when this photograph was taken on May 9, 1914 at the Holsinger Studio. Three years later, on February 28, 1917, she married Charles Clarence Wayland, son of Lewis and Nannie (Goodloe) Wayland.

“Amelia Spinner”
Holsinger Studio Collection
Image courtesy of Special Collections Library
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Photograph of 225 5th Street SW from 4th and 5th Street SW Survey, Fifeville and Tonsler Historic District, City of Charlottesville, Virginia

Charles and Amelia Wayland must have moved into this house at the corner of 5th Street SW and Dice shortly after it was built (ca. 1925), possibly by his mother’s brothers, the Goodloes, who were carpenters and builders. They lived in this beautiful house until Charles’ death in 1946 and Amelia’s in 1975. In 1939 the Wayland house was featured in New Journal and Guide.

NEW JOURNAL AND GUIDE (Norfolk, Virginia)
March 18, 1939
Page 13

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