Cyrus W. Wickersham

11 August 1830–7 January 1904 (Age 73)
Fairfield MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cyrus W.

When Cyrus W. Wickersham was born on 11 August 1830, in Fairfield MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Wickersham, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Pierce, was 37. He married Susanna Leymaster on 26 January 1855, in Logan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson Township, Logan, Ohio, United States for about 30 years and Zanesfield, Jefferson Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 7 January 1904, in Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in New Jerusalem, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus W. Wickersham
1830–1904
Susanna Leymaster
1833–1914
Marriage: 26 January 1855
Irene Wickersham
1856–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1855
Logan, Ohio, United States
children

(1)

    Irene Wickersham

    Female1856–1924Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 6

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 30

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Wickersham in household of Joseph Wickersham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyris Wickersham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cyrus Wickersham, "United States Census, 1880"

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