William C Miner

8 October 1821–
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of William C

When William C Miner was born on 8 October 1821, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel C. Miner, was 33 and his mother, Betsey Thomas, was 36. He married Betsey Ann Perkins on 13 September 1846.

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William C Miner
Betsey Ann Perkins
Marriage: 13 September 1846

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 4
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 8
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
Age 42
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who built mines, either for the excavation of coal and other minerals, or as a technique in the medieval art of siege warfare. The word represents an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French mine ‘mine’ (a word of Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic mein ‘ore’, ‘mine’).

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

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  • William C Miner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • William C. Miner, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • William C. Miner, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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