William Thomas Waller

September 1855–9 May 1928 (Age 72)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of William Thomas

When William Thomas Waller was born in September 1855, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elbert Waller, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Berka Kellow, was 26. He married Martha Jane "Patsy" Martin on 16 October 1877, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 2 Turner, Monroe, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 9 May 1928, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mud Lick, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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William Thomas Waller
Martha Jane "Patsy" Martin
Marriage: 16 October 1877
James Waller
William Franklin Waller
Lorena Bell Waller

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World Events (8)

Age 6
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 20
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (17)

  • Wm T Waller in household of Elbert Waller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thos Waller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William T Waller, "United States Census, 1920"

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