Wesley Ellis " Goose" Shott

1919–1945 (Age 26)
Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Wesley Ellis " Goose"

When Wesley Ellis " Goose" Shott was born on 8 March 1919, in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, his father, Hugh Lester Shott, was 24 and his mother, Cora Biggs, was 22. He died on 24 March 1945, at the age of 26, and was buried in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Hugh Lester Shott
Cora Biggs
Wesley Ellis " Goose" Shott
Shirley Sherman Shott

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 3

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 8

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a projecting piece of land, from Old English scēat, or a steep slope, from an unattested Old English scēot.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • W Ellis Shott in household of Hugh L Shott, "United States Census, 1940"

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