William Thomas Poff

9 September 1880–15 November 1954 (Age 74)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Poff was born on 9 September 1880, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, George M Poff, was 25 and his mother, Phoebe C. Green, was 22. He married Ethel Todd on 27 February 1900, in Berea, Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Blue Lick, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Madison Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 15 November 1954, in London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Poff
1880–1954
Ethel Todd
1880–1954
Marriage: 27 February 1900
Oscar Thomas Poff
1901–1978
Pearl Lillian Poff
1903–1996
Chester A Poff
1905–1987
Edith Marie Poff
1907–1987
Jeanette Poff
1910–
Clara Million Poff
1912–1999
Thomas Dewey Poff
1914–1970
Evelyn Poff
1917–1997
William Price Poff
1919–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1900
Berea, Madison, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Male1901–1978Male

    Pearl Lillian Poff

    Female1903–1996Female

    Male1905–1987Male

    Edith Marie Poff

    Female1907–1987Female

    Jeanette Poff

    Female1910–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1855–1918Male

    Phoebe C. Green

    Female1857–1940Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 12

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Paff ( see Pfaff ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William T Poff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M T Poff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William T Poff, "United States Census, 1920"

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