Otto Adams Ayers

1907–1969 (Age 62)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Otto Adams

When Otto Adams Ayers was born in 1907, in Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Ellis Ayers, was 42 and his mother, Rosella "Ella" White, was 36. He married Blanche Erdine Shell in 1932, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in July 1969, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Otto Adams Ayers
Blanche Erdine Shell
Marriage: 1932
Mary Eveleen Ayers
Carol Ann Ayers

Spouse & Children

  • Male1907–1969Male

  • Blanche Erdine Shell


Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Edna Vivian Ayers


  • Homer Ellsworth Ayers


  • Alfred J Ayers


  • Esther V. Ayers


  • Male1907–1969Male

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ottie A Ayers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto A Ayres in household of Thomas E Ayres, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ottie Ayers in household of Thomas E Ayers, "United States Census, 1900"

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