Otto Merl Elliott

4 November 1880–18 December 1955 (Age 75)
Huntington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Otto Merl

When Otto Merl Elliott was born on 4 November 1880, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, his father, John StClair Elliott, was 27 and his mother, Ida E Bauserman, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with Edith Crain. He died on 18 December 1955, in Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Otto Merl Elliott
1880–1955
Edith Crain
1886–1970
Artus R Elliott
1914–1973

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John StClair Elliott

    Male1853–1934Male

    Ida E Bauserman

    Female1858–1884Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Otto M Elliott in household of Robert Melrose, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otto Elliott in household of Wm S Stitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Otto M Elliot, "United States Census, 1930"

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