William Alphonsus Shott

1886–1972 (Age 85)
Lodi Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Alphonsus

When William Alphonsus Shott was born on 2 September 1886, in Lodi Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, Nicholas F Shott, was 33 and his mother, Anna Marie Cunningham, was 30. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States for about 20 years and Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1972. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 19 July 1972, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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William Alphonsus Shott
Lorraine Shott

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Nicholas F Shott


  • Anna Marie Cunningham




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 Shot, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William A Shott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Shott in household of Nicholas Shott, "United States Census, 1910"

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