William Moronia Behunin

28 May 1833–22 September 1855 (Age 22)
Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William Moronia

When William Moronia Behunin was born on 28 May 1833, in Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Isaac M Behunin, was 29 and his mother, Maribah Morton, was 29. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lorina Vice. He died on 22 September 1855, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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William Moronia Behunin
Lorina Vice

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 3
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 13
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Probably Irish: variant of Bohannon .

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

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Sources (4)

  • William M Behunin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Moronia Behunin, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • William Moronia Behunin, "Find A Grave Index"

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