Otis Eugene Ayers

1899–1966 (Age 66)
Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas, United States

The Life of Otis Eugene

When Otis Eugene Ayers was born on 29 October 1899, in Blue Mound, Linn, Kansas, United States, his father, John Rollins Ayres, was 46 and his mother, Sophia Magdaline Palmer, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter with Jewel Richmond. He lived in Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Idaho, United States in 1966. He died on 7 May 1966, in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Eugene Ayers
Jewel Richmond
Freda Lajean Ayres

Spouse & Children



  • Freda Lajean Ayres


Parents & Siblings



  • Eva Luella Ayers


  • Arthur Bascom Ayers


  • Male1886–1975Male

  • Alcie Ayers


  • Male1891–1972Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 2

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Otis E Ayres, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otis Ayres in household of John R Ayres, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otis Eugene Ayres, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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