Dr William Standing

19 January 1846–15 December 1912 (Age 66)
Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of William

When Dr William Standing was born on 19 January 1846, in Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, William Standen Standing, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Leach, was 22. He married Mary Jane Clayton about 1873, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 15 December 1912, in East Saint Louis Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr William Standing
Mary Jane Clayton
Marriage: about 1873
Maude Standing
William Amos Leach Standing

Spouse and Children

about 1873
St. Louis, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Standen Standing


    Margaret Leach





    Margarett Standing


    Agness Standing


    James Standing


    John Standing


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 1

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

Age 14

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

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Sussex): variant of Standen , or a habitational name from a place in Lancashire with the same etymology.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Standing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Standing in household of William Standing, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Standing in household of Wm Standing, "United States Census, 1860"

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