William Jackson Largen

1855–2 June 1889 (Age 34)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Jackson

When William Jackson Largen was born in 1855, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, John Largen, was 32 and his mother, Rachel Dalton, was 38. He married Mahala Evaline Marshall on 20 December 1877, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 2 June 1889, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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William Jackson Largen
Mahala Evaline Marshall
Marriage: 20 December 1877
Mary J. Largen
Dora Bell Largen
Emanuel Jackson Largen
Loudelia Largen
Henry Virgil Largen
Blanchester Largen
Glen Chester Largen
Leonard Lane Largen
Neora L. Largen
Nora S Largen

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20 December 1877
Carroll, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered spelling of Largent .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William J Largen in household of John Largen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William J Largin in household of John Largin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Largin, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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