William Otto Waller Jr.

Male3 April 1898–4 April 1934

Brief Life History of William Otto

When William Otto Waller Jr. was born on 3 April 1898, in South Point, Fayette Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, his father, William L. Waller, was 37 and his mother, Martha E. “Mattie” Dawson, was 32. He married Mildred Katherine Winters on 22 September 1917, in Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fayette Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 4 April 1934, in Perry Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Zoar Cemetery, Coal Grove, Lawrence, Ohio, United States.

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William Otto Waller Jr.
Mildred Katherine Winters
Marriage: 22 September 1917
Donald Waller
Phillip Livingston Waller
Lester Waller
Charles Waller
Betty Ray Waller

Sources (22)

  • William O Waller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William O. Waller, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • William O Waller, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1917Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

    Age 2

    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 10

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English waler, waliere, walour, waller ‘builder of walls, mason’.

    English: in Sussex, perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring, stream, or man-made well, from Middle English waller, a derivative of Middle English walle, Old English wælle, wælle. It is a West Midlands dialect form of Weller .

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

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