William Sones

Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Sones was born in 1854, in Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Sones, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ann Culham, was 25. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Alice Forster. He lived in Linstead Parva, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Halesworth, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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William Sones
Alice Forster
Lilly Mabel Sones
William F Sones
Albert Edward Sones
Herbert L Sones
Bertie A Sones
Fred J Sones

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 0

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 50

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Son 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Soames, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Soanes in household of John Soanes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Sones, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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