Bryan Lamar Waggoner

3 March 1897–3 September 1985 (Age 88)
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bryan Lamar

When Bryan Lamar Waggoner was born on 3 March 1897, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ernest Newman Waggoner, was 23 and his mother, Lura Susan McElroy, was 18. He married Ollie Mae York on 9 October 1922, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 3 September 1985, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Glen Carbon, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Bryan Lamar Waggoner
Ollie Mae York
Marriage: 9 October 1922
Bryan L Waggoner Jr.
William K Waggoner

Spouse and Children

9 October 1922
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Bryan L Waggoner Jr.


    William K Waggoner


Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Newman Waggoner





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wagoner .2 Americanized form of German Wagner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bryant Wagganer in household of Luro Wagganer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bryant Waggoner in household of Earnest Waggoner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bryant L Waggoner in household of Earnest N Waggoner, "United States Census, 1900"

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