William Samuel Wayt

18 December 1866–5 April 1942 (Age 75)
Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Samuel

When William Samuel Wayt was born on 18 December 1866, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, his father, John Ayles Wayt, was 41 and his mother, Mariah Alice Whiteman, was 40. He married Emma Elizabeth Reser on 25 December 1887, in Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Michigantown, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Michigan Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 April 1942, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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William Samuel Wayt
Emma Elizabeth Reser
Marriage: 25 December 1887
Alice E. Wayt
Mabel Lillian Wayt

Spouse and Children

25 December 1887
Clinton, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William G Mayt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William S Wayte in household of John W Wayte, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William S Wayt, "United States Census, 1940"

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