William Fountain Terrill

1 January 1838–14 April 1868 (Age 30)
Howard, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Fountain

When William Fountain Terrill was born on 1 January 1838, in Howard, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Terrill, was 33 and his mother, Lydia Mariah, was 32. He married Norah Jane Pile on 4 February 1861, in Brunswick, Chariton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 14 April 1868, in Brunswick, Chariton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 30.

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William Fountain Terrill
Norah Jane Pile
Marriage: 4 February 1861
Bud Terrill
Janetta Elizabeth Terrill
Lydia Bettie Terrill

Spouse and Children

4 February 1861
Brunswick, Chariton, Missouri, United States


    Bud Terrill


    Janetta Elizabeth Terrill


    Lydia Bettie Terrill


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World Events (5)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 0

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 8

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

Age 22

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Tyrrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1860 United States Federal Census
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

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