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
1846–1912
Mary Jane Clayton
1848–1894
Marriage: about 1873
Maude Standing
1874–1961
William Amos Leach Standing
1880–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1873
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Standen Standing

    Male1821–1884Male

    Margaret Leach

    Female1824–1900Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1846–1912Male

    Margarett Standing

    Female1847–Female

    Agness Standing

    Female1850–Female

    James Standing

    Male1851–1853Male

    John Standing

    Male1853–1857Male

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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.
1860

Age 14

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1865

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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