William C. Mccullock

about 1832–
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William C.

William C. Mccullock was born about 1832, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. He married Minerva J. Dunning on 11 December 1856, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William C. Mccullock
Minerva J. Dunning
Marriage: 11 December 1856
Edgar L. McCulloch

Spouse and Children

11 December 1856
Trigg, Kentucky, United States


World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 0

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.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 18

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McCullough .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William C McCullock in entry for Edgar L McCullock, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William C Mccullogh in entry for Edgar L McCullogh and Parthenia S Barnes, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • William Mcculloch in entry for Edgar L McCulloch and Martha Hines, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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