Robert George Waller

6 January 1891–16 December 1927 (Age 36)
Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert George

When Robert George Waller was born on 6 January 1891, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States, his father, William L. Waller, was 30 and his mother, Martha E. “Mattie” Dawson, was 25. He married Armilda Russell Keys on 1 July 1914, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Fayette Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 16 December 1927, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Robert George Waller
Armilda Russell Keys
Marriage: 1 July 1914
Roberta V Waller
Doris Lucille Waller
Edith Wiona Waller

Spouse and Children

1 July 1914
Lawrence, Ohio, United States


    Roberta V Waller


    Doris Lucille Waller


    Edith Wiona Waller


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 6

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 10

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Robert G Waller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert G Waller in household of Floyd C Waller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Waller in household of William L Waller, "United States Census, 1900"

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