Lillie Shortill

1885–1948 (Age 63)
, Dayton,, Ohio

The Life of Lillie

When Lillie Shortill was born in 1885, her father, Oscar James Shortill, was 24 and her mother, Jenny Alfretta Brown, was 26. She married Elzie Edward Houpt on 12 July 1905, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 15 December 1948, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lillie Shortill
Elzie Edward Houpt
Marriage: 12 July 1905
Pastor Oscar Wilson Houpt
Karl Ellswood Haupt
Calvin James Houpt

Spouse & Children

12 July 1905
Montgomery, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1885–1948Female

  • George Webster Shortill


  • Jennie Fair Shortill


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Irish: possibly a nickname from Old English scort hals ‘short neck’. The name was taken to Ireland in the 13th century, where it has been Gaelicized as Soirtéil.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillie K Haupt in household of Elzie E Haupt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie Shortill in household of Oscar Shortill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie R Houpt in household of Elzie E Houpt, "United States Census, 1930"

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