William Richard Eason

13 December 1876–6 October 1966 (Age 89)
Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Richard

When William Richard Eason was born on 13 December 1876, in Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States, his father, Nathaniel Manuel Eason, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Ann Smith, was 19. He married Eunice Clyde Hunt on 8 December 1900, in Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 1272, Douglas, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 6 October 1966, in Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richard Eason
Eunice Clyde Hunt
Marriage: 8 December 1900
Effie May Eason
Nathan Cicero Eason
Clark Brantley Eason
Mary Willie Eason

Spouse and Children

8 December 1900
Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Manuel Eason


    Sarah Ann Smith




    Baby Eason




    Effie B Eason


    Minnie Beatrice Eason


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Eade .2 Scottish and Irish: alternate Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aoidh ( see Mckay ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Eason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Will R Eason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William R Eason in household of Nathan Eason, "United States Census, 1880"

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