Otis Lee Ayers

1915–1977 (Age 61)
Texas, United States

The Life of Otis Lee

When Otis Lee Ayers was born on 15 July 1915, his father, William Marion Ayers, was 25 and his mother, Maudie Bell Rhoades, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Pauline Laverne Wall. He lived in Franklin, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 4, Franklin, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 1977, in Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Clearwater, Franklin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Lee Ayers
Pauline Laverne Wall
Ruth Arline Ayers

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Parents & Siblings

  • William Marion Ayers


  • Female1890–1976Female



  • Male1915–1977Male

  • Male1916–2008Male

  • Willie Delma Ayers


  • Allie May Ayers


  • Elton Travis Ayers


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 17

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Odis Ayers in household of Maude B Ayers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otis Lee Ayrs in household of Maude Jincks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Odelest Ayers in household of Willie Ayers, "United States Census, 1920"

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