William Perry McMains

Male1 January 1811–10 February 1860

Brief Life History of William Perry

When William Perry McMains was born on 1 January 1811, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Perry McMains Sr., was 26 and his mother, Sarah Hadden, was 28. He married Jane Ellen Connely on 2 May 1833, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 10 February 1860, in Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Cloverdale, Cloverdale Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know William Perry? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Perry McMains
Jane Ellen Connely
Marriage: 2 May 1833
Mary Rebecca McMains
Robert A. McMains
Sarah J McMains
John F. McMains
William Henry McMains
James A. McMains
Granville Finley McMain
Eliza McMains

Sources (8)

  • William Mcmains, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William McManiss, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • William McMains, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1833Putnam, Indiana, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries 1822: Putnam, Indiana, United States

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 14

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McManus .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.