William M Begley

about 1799–1890 (Age 91)
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William M

When William M Begley was born about 1799, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Begley, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Cox, was 28. He married Jane " Jennie" McCollum on 27 October 1823, in Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died in 1890, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

William M Begley
1799–1890
Sally Sarah Baker
1810–1850
Marriage: 6 June 1833
Lucinda Begley
1834–1900
David Begley
1834–1852
Rebecca Begley
1837–
Dorlyn Begley
1842–
Sintha Begley
1843–
Alexander L Begley
1845–1919
Avy Begley
1846–
Susannah Begley
1847–
Serena "Sarah" Begley
1847–1936
Elizabeth Jane Begley
1850–1931
Winifred Begley
1853–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1833
Perry, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Lucinda Begley

    Female1834–1900Female

    David Begley

    Male1834–1852Male

    Rebecca Begley

    Female1837–Female

    Dorlyn Begley

    Female1842–Female

    Female1843–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 2

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 26

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

1 Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beaglaoich ‘descendant of Beaglaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements beag ‘small’ + laoch ‘hero’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Böckle or Swiss Böckli, variants of Bock or of Böckler, an occupational name for a buckle maker or carrier, Middle Low German bokeler.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Begley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Beglay, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Bagley in entry for Alex L. Bagley, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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