Diller Genealogy - Page 54
The following data is extracted from The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt.
born in Brooklyn: Katherine Mary, 1842; George, 1844 (died in infancy); Sarah Christina, 1848; and Ellen Caroline, 1850.
William A. M. Diller, married Mary Abigail Welles. He was a distinguished musician. He had for some years charge of the organ of Trinity Church, New York. Later he was organist and choir master of St. Mary's and Grace Church, in Brooklyn. He died in the year 1880.
There were two sons and two daughters:
1. Francis Jacob William Diller, born 1863. Retired vie president of the Brooklyn Trust company. He married Jean Pollard, 1900. Residence: La Jolla, California. Two sons:
A.) Eliot Van Nostrand Diller, Ph. D., born, 1904. Professor. Married Berta Ill, 1929. Residence: Mills College, Oakland, California. One son:
la). Anthony Van Nostrand Diller, born 1940.
B.) Britton Welles Diller, born 1908. Married Elizabeth Driscoll, 1938. Residence: San Diego, California.
2. Helen Elizabeth Diller, born 1866. BS Columbia University, New York. Retired Instructor of Teachers' College. Residence: Rock Hill, S. C.
3. Alfred Welles Diller, born 1872. Advertising Agency, New York and Norwalk, Connecticut. Married Marion Hamilton Wiggin, 1904. Residence: Silvermine, Norwalk, Conn. Two sons and one daughter.
A.) Kendrick Welles Diller, born 1909. Advertising and Public Relations. Married Gretchen Davis, 1940. Residence, Center Ossipee, N. H. One son Peter Welles Diller, VI, 1941.
B.) Barbara Hamilton Diller, born 1911. Textile designer. Residence: Norwalk, Conn.
C.) Theodore Van Nostrand Diller, born 1917. Advertising. Residence: Norwalk, Conn.
4. Angela Diller, born 1877. Musician. Residence, New York.
Elizabeth Lydia Diller, unmarried. Died, 1880.
Katharine Mary Diller, married George F. Matthew, D.Sc., LL.D., Scientist and Customs Officer for 63 years at St. John, N.B., Canada. Eight children:
1. William Diller Matthew, born 1871. Ph. D., Columbia University, New York. Curator, Natural History Museum, New York. Married Kate Lee, 1905. Three children. Died 1930.
A.) Elizabeth Lee Matthew, born 1906. Married Ira C. Nichols, MD Residence: Province, R. I. Two children:
Source: The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt