William Charles Gotschall

20 October 1917–3 May 2006 (Age 88)
Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Charles

When William Charles Gotschall was born on 20 October 1917, in Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, Philip Manley Gotschall, was 24 and his mother, Ethel Nancy Edwards, was 16. He lived in Union Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Whitehall, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 2006. He died on 3 May 2006, in Franklinton, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Gottschalk .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William C Gotschall in household of Eliza A Turner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Gotchal in household of Philip M Gotchal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William C Gotschall in household of Manley Gotschall, "United States Census, 1930"

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