William Wesley Dilmore Sr.

Male27 September 1874–7 May 1926

Brief Life History of William Wesley

When William Wesley Dilmore Sr. was born on 27 September 1874, in Chipley, Washington, Florida, United States, his father, James Abner Dilmore, was 25 and his mother, Janice Lorene Seay, was 15. He married Ceillie Parcena Morris on 15 May 1895. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Houston, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Kynesville, Jackson, Florida, United States in 1920. In 1920, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as farmer in Houston, Alabama, United States. He died on 7 May 1926, in Cottondale, Jackson, Florida, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Kynesville, Jackson, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wesley Dilmore Sr.
Ceillie Parcena Morris
Marriage: 15 May 1895
Infant Son Dilmore
Ivy Lee Dilmore
Infant Son Dilmore
William Carl Dilmore
Charlie Clarrie Dilmore
Essie Alrinda Dilmore
Lessie Lorene Dilmore
William Wesley Dilmore, Jr.
Lettie Dilmore
Nettie Dilmore
Balfour Von Dilmore

Sources (10)

  • W M Dilmore in household of James Dilmore, "Florida State Census, 1885" 10 YEARS OLD
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Wesley Dilmore Sr. - Government record: birth: 27 September 1870; Chipley, Washington, Florida, United States
  • W W Dillmore, "Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1895
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1882: Jackson, Florida, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of numerous places in Normandy and Brittany named La Mare (‘the pool’), preceded by the French preposition de ‘of’. Compare Delamar .

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

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