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.

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Family Time Line

William Perry McMains
1811–1860
Jane Ellen Connely
1811–1852
Marriage: 2 May 1833
Mary Rebecca McMains
1834–
Robert A. McMains
1836–1873
Sarah J McMains
1849–
John F. McMains
1839–1863
William Henry McMains
1841–1893
James A. McMains
1843–
Granville Finley McMain
1846–1895
Eliza McMains
1852–1854

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)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812

    Age 1

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

    1822

    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.

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