William Pace

1842–Male
Arkansas, United States

The Life of William

When William Pace was born in 1842, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Dempsey Osley A Pace, was 67 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnston, was 34. He married Mary Wooley about 1863, in United States. He lived in Buck Prairie Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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William Pace
1842–
Mary Wooley
1842–
Marriage: about 1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1863
United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 19

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis ( see Pascal , Italian Pasquale ).2 nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis).3 Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Wm Pace in household of Mary Pace, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Pace in household of Mary Pace, "United States Census, 1850"

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