William Dominy

28 August 1809–18 February 1888 (Age 78)
East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Dominy was born on 28 August 1809, in East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, William Dominy, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Stafford, was 30. He married Elizabeth Huntley on 25 November 1830, in West Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 18 February 1888, in West Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in West Chazy Rural Cemetery, West Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dominy
Elizabeth Huntley
Marriage: 25 November 1830
Levi S. Dominy
John S. Dominy
Miron Dominy
William John Dominy
Mert A. Dominy
Mary Jane Dominy
Elizabeth Adeline Dominy
Helen Muriel Dominy
Viola Delphene Dominy
Evangeline M Dominy

Spouse and Children

25 November 1830
West Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 18

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dominey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Dominy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Dominy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Doneing in entry for Mary Jane Hewitt, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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