William "Willie" Dwyer

13 February 1893–22 May 1964 (Age 71)
Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William "Willie"

William "Willie" Dwyer was born on 13 February 1893, in Butler, Kentucky, United States as the son of William Mike Dwyer and Mary Hudson. He married Lillian Moats on 4 September 1916, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4, Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 22 May 1964, in Butler, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bethlehem Church Of Christ Cemetery, Reedyville, Butler, Kentucky, United States.

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William "Willie" Dwyer
Lillian Moats
Marriage: 4 September 1916
William Kermit Dwyer
Jessie Christine Dwyer

Spouse and Children

4 September 1916
Butler, Kentucky, United States


    William Kermit Dwyer


    Jessie Christine Dwyer


Parents and Siblings

    William Mike Dwyer


    Mary Hudson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 7

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir, a variant of Ó Duibhidhir ( see Diver ) ‘descendant of Duibhuidhir’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + odhar ‘sallow’, ‘tawny’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willie M Dwyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie Dwyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Dwyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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