William Otis Feier Sr.

Male30 August 1864–31 May 1937

Brief Life History of William Otis

When William Otis Feier Sr. was born on 30 August 1864, in Holt, Delhi Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, William Feier, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Baisler, was 41. He married Alta Louise Smith on 5 September 1888, in Okemos, Meridian Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 31 May 1937, in Alaiedon Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Otis Feier Sr.
Alta Louise Smith
Marriage: 5 September 1888
Verna Mae Feier
Alice Margaret Feier
William Otis Feier Jr.
Roy Feier
Roy Andrew Feier
Verna Feier

Sources (31)

  • William Fire in household of William Fire, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Feier, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • William Otis Feier, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1888Okemos, Meridian Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 13

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning


    occupational name for a farmer, from Middle High German saien ‘to sow’.

    from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with sigi ‘victory’ + heri ‘army’.

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

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