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William Hamilton (shortt) Shortt (1878 - 1954)

William Hamilton Shortt formerly shortt
Born in Sugar Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
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Died at age 76 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Oct 2009
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William Hamelton Shortt was born on January 11, 1878, [1][2] in Sugar Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Charles Shortt and Belle davis.

He married Anna B MacDonald (1878-) on August 1, 1906 in Warren county, Pennsylvania.[3]They had two Children.

  1. William H Shortt Jr. (1908-)
  2. Philip Charles shortt (1909-1910)

He registed for the draft for WWI, in Warren county, Pennsylvania, giving his birth as June 11, 1878, Married, Occupation Physician in Youngsville, Warren County, Pennsylvania, with a physical discription of Tall, Medium build, brown hair and Gray Eyes.[2]

They made their home in Yongersville, Warren county, Pennsylvania in 1910, where he was a Doctor and she was taking care of the home and children, William-2, and baby Philip.[4] He was a Doctor of Medicine doing General Practice in 1920, in Brokenstraw, Warren county, Pennsylvania. William, their son was 12, at the time.[5]

He died on January 13, 1954, at the age of 76, in Erie, Pennsylvania, and was buried in the Wintergreen George Cemetery in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Dr William Shortt (11 Jan 1878–13 Jan 1954), Find A Grave: Memorial #42714372, citing Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Erice Wilcox (contributor 47002678) .
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 February 2021), William Hamilton Shortt, M D, 1917-1918.
  3. "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2021), W. H. Shortt and Anna B. McDonald, 1 Aug 1906; citing Marriage, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, multiple County Clerks, Pennsylvania.
  4. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 November 2021), William H Shortt, Youngsville, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 184, sheet 8A, family 182, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1425; FHL microfilm 1,375,438.
  5. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 February 2021), William H Short, 1920.

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