William Filley Jr.

Male5 March 1734–3 August 1774

Brief Life History of William

When William Filley Jr. was born on 5 March 1734, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Filley, was 24 and his mother, Abiah Millington, was 22. He married Dina Preston on 13 January 1759, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He died on 3 August 1774, in Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Filley Jr.
1734–1774
Dina Preston
1734–
Marriage: 13 January 1759

Sources (5)

  • William Filley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • William Filley, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • William Filley in entry for Dinah Preston, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1759Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1770

    Age 36

    Oldest grave seen in memorials

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English filli ‘filly’ (young mare, female foal), perhaps a nickname for a temperamental or skittish person.

    Americanized form of Slovenian Filej: from an old pet form of the personal name Filip (see Philip ).

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

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