Edwin Ross Waugaman

10 November 1878–December 1963 (Age 85)
Valley Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edwin Ross

When Edwin Ross Waugaman was born on 10 November 1878, in Valley Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philip Henry Waugaman, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Helm, was 29. He married Anna May Spangler on 30 November 1899, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died in December 1963, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Ross Waugaman
Anna May Spangler
Marriage: 30 November 1899
Charles Earle Waugaman
Joseph Paul Waugaman
Robert Waugaman
Orville Grant Waugaman
Vera M Waugaman
Albert Waugaman
Henry Robert Waugaman
Edward R Waugaman

Spouse and Children

30 November 1899
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Henry Waugaman


    Elizabeth Helm




    Virga May Waugaman


    Mary Blanch Waugaman




    Annie Waugaman


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

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

Americanized spelling of German Wagemann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward R Hagaman in household of Orville G Hagaman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin R Waugaman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edwin R Waugaman, "United States Census, 1910"

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