William Francis Harrell

20 November 1861–12 November 1914 (Age 53)
Pulaski, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Francis

When William Francis Harrell was born on 20 November 1861, in Pulaski, Georgia, United States, his father, John Asa Harrell, was 35 and his mother, Emma Lanie "Emily B" Lee, was 20. He married Nancy DeLamar on 15 March 1887, in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in District 349, Dodge, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Adel, Cook, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 12 November 1914, in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States.

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William Francis Harrell
Nancy DeLamar
Marriage: 15 March 1887
Emma " Emmie" Lee Harrell
Willie Frank Harrell
Annie Maude Harrell
John Delamar Harrell
James Colcord Harrell
Nancy Jeanette Harrell

Spouse and Children

15 March 1887
Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 15

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harold .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghail ‘descendant of Earghal’, a personal name with the same etymology as Fearghal ( see Farrell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm F Harrell in household of John Harrell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Harrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William F Harrell in household of John A Harrell, "United States Census, 1880"

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