Robert George Waller

Male6 January 1891–16 December 1927

Brief Life History 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 Virginia Waller
Doris Lucille Waller
Edith Wiona Waller

Sources (11)

  • Robert G Waller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert G Waller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Robert George Waller, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    1 July 1914Lawrence, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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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

    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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