Carl William Wolcott

29 November 1887–21 August 1951 (Age 63)
Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Carl William

When Carl William Wolcott was born on 29 November 1887, in Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Loren Perry Wolcott, was 28 and his mother, Alice E. Martin, was 25. He married Nettie Mae Trussell on 9 December 1918, in New York, United States. He died on 21 August 1951, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Buckton, Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Carl William Wolcott
Nettie Mae Trussell
Marriage: 9 December 1918

Spouse and Children

9 December 1918
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Loren Perry Wolcott


    Alice E. Martin




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.

Age 7

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl W Wolcott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl W Wolcott, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Carl W Wolcott, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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