William Wesley Dilmore Sr.

27 September 1874–7 May 1926 (Age 51)
Chipley, Washington, Florida, United States

The Life 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 14. He married Ceillie Parcena Morris on 15 May 1895. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kynesville, Jackson, Florida, United States for about 10 years and Houston, Alabama, 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

Spouse and Children

15 May 1895


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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.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
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

Possibly a reduced form of English Dillamore, itself a variant of Delamar .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Westley W Dillinore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William W Dilmore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W W Dilmore in entry for Charlie Clarrie Dilmore, "Florida, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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