William E. OVIATT
William W. OVIATT


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Alice HILL

William W. OVIATT 1901

  • Born: 1856, Illinois 1901
  • Marriage: Alice HILL

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Residence, 1880, Washington Township, Page County, Iowa, USA. 605

Occupation, 1877, Washington Township, Page County, Iowa, USA. 1900 where he worked for Ed Reese after leaving work on the family farm.

Occupation: Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601. 1900 where he and his son, Ray, along with his brother Leonard, opened a sales barn and bought horses and mules for years.

Newspaper Article, 10 Aug 1900, Elmo, Nodaway County, Missouri 64445. 35 The following are excerpts from the Elmo Register newspaper and are transcribed as printed in the paper:

10 AUG 1900: Pg. 1: The Oviatt Bros., the well known horse buyers, were victimized recently to the extent of several hundred dollars by a sharper from the Kansas City stock yards. It was a swindle. There will be some lively litigation about it with the chances that the Oviatts will not loose [sic] very much, the loss falling on the banks.

Occupation. 1900 as he entered the restaurant business after leaving the horse trading business.


William married Alice HILL. (Alice HILL was born in 1859 in Ohio 605.)

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