Holly was born November 14th 1882 (or November 1879, according to the 1900 Census) in West Virginia.
According to his WW I enlistment record, William Westfall was a self-employed proprietor of a pool hall (and a third, illegible word). He was tall and slender with blue eyes and light hair, and no visible physical abnormalities.
Holly Westfall and Bessie Strader were married c 1916.
In 1920, William and Bessie lived with Doris in Otter Tail Minnesota. They owned their own home. In 1930, they lived in Ogema, Becker, Minnesota.
Holly died November 22nd 1942 in Wadena, MN.
Census records from his married life are here.
|WW I draft card
William Holly Westfall
|Death record||Wm. Holly Westfall. Born 1882. Died 1942 Nov 22 in Wadena, Wadena, MN. Married, Bessie Strader. Father, Andrew Westfall. Mother, Rachel A. Raines.|