Howard Victor Waite

Brief Life History of Howard Victor

When Howard Victor Waite was born on 22 March 1878, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Kent Waite, was 60 and his mother, Maria Louisa Darley, was 42. He married Bertha Evangeline Green on 29 May 1899, in Shasta, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1949, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Markillie Cemetery, Hudson Township, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Howard Victor Waite
Bertha Evangeline Green
Marriage: 29 May 1899
Estelle Lorain Waite
Herbert Lewis Waite
Ruth Ellen Waite

Sources (34)

  • Howard D Wait in household of Benjamin Wait, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Howard V. Waite, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Howard V Waite, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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 · Cleveland School of Art

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a watchman, either in a town or castle, from Anglo-Norman French waite ‘watchman, member of the watch’ (of ancient Germanic origin; compare Wachter ). In the Middle Ages the town waits typically combined the functions of watchmen and musicians through being trumpeters or pipers. There may also have been some late confusion with White or Wheat .

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

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