William Brown Chalmers

25 August 1849–6 May 1937 (Age 87)
Netherley, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William Brown

When William Brown Chalmers was born on 25 August 1849, in Netherley, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Chalmers, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Jamieson, was 23. He married Ann Napier on 1 February 1884, in Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States in 1910 and Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1930. He died on 6 May 1937, in Wainaku, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Brown Chalmers
1849–1937
Ann Napier
1849–1929
Marriage: 1 February 1884
William Chalmers
1884–1937
William Chalmers
1884–1956
Jean Elizabeth Chalmers
1889–1968
Annie Isabella Chalmers
1890–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1884
Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States
children

(4)

    William Chalmers

    Male1884–1937Male

    William Chalmers

    Male1884–1956Male

    Jean Elizabeth Chalmers

    Female1889–1968Female

    Female1890–1984Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 5

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Chambers . The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Chalmers in household of Robert Forbes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Chalmois, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Chalmers, "United States Census, 1910"

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