William Otto Waller Jr.

3 April 1898–4 April 1934 (Age 36)
South Point, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Otto

When William Otto Waller Jr. was born on 3 April 1898, in South Point, 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

Spouse and Children

22 September 1917
Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States


    Donald Waller



    Lester Waller


    Charles Waller


    Betty Ray Waller


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

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.
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

1 English: topographic name for someone living near a wall (in particular, the wall of a city), or an occupational name for a mason who built walls ( see Wall ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall, for example a Roman wall or the wall of a walled city ( see Wall 2).3 English: occupational name for someone who boiled sea water to extract the salt, from an agent derivative of Middle English well(en) ‘to boil’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William O Waller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otto Waller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto W Waller in household of William L Waller, "United States Census, 1910"

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