Della Watah Chocktoot Biss

1881–25 February 1960 (Age 79)
Beatty, Klamath, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Della

When Della Watah Chocktoot Biss was born in 1881, in Beatty, Klamath, Oregon, United States, her father, Dr. Samuel Watah, was 26 and her mother, Maggie Foster, was 21. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Clarke James Chocktoot. She lived in Klamath, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 25 February 1960, in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Paiute Cemetery, Klamath, Oregon, United States.

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Clarke James Chocktoot
Della Watah Chocktoot Biss
Florence Edna Chocktoot Thompson
Royed Chocktoot
Jerry Chocktoot
Horace Chocktoot

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 0
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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society
Age 17
The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 21
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: variant pronunciation of Wake . Compare William Wake, 1697, Edward Watch, 1732 in IGI (Pilton, Somerset).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (5)

  • Della Chocktost, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delia Chocktoot in entry for Richard Biss, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • Delia Biss in entry for Richard Biss, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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