William Henry Shott

1875–1949 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Shott was born on 22 July 1875, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward William Schott, was 16 and his mother, Mary E, was 14. He married Sarah Frontz on 1 August 1901, in Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 January 1949, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Shott
Sarah Frontz
Marriage: 1 August 1901
Alice I Shott
Andrey B Shott
William H Shott Jr.

Spouse & Children

1 August 1901
Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Female1904–1947Female

  • Andrey B Shott


  • William H Shott Jr.


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward William Schott


  • Mary E




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

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 (3)

  • William H Shott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Shott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William H Shott, "United States Census, 1920"

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