William B. Wiley

about 1855–17 May 1925 (Age 70)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William B.

William B. Wiley was born about 1855, in Ohio, United States as the son of Benjamin Wiley and Isabel Mckinnon. He married Mattie L. Davis on 2 May 1885, in Scott, Iowa, United States. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 17 May 1925, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70.

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William B. Wiley
Mattie L. Davis
Marriage: 2 May 1885

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  • Marriage
    2 May 1885Scott, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 2
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    1 Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of Wylie .2 Possibly also English, a habitational name from Wylye in Wiltshire, named for the Wylye river ( see Wilton ).3 English: possibly a variant of Willey .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • William Wychoff in household of Charles Wychoff, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William B Wiley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William B Wiley, "United States Census, 1910"

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