William W Munger

Male19 April 1825–15 September 1872

Brief Life History of William W

When William W Munger was born on 19 April 1825, in Mundale, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Solomon Munger Jr, was 31 and his mother, Olive Fay, was 31. He married Sarah Augusta Guild on 15 August 1849, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1860 and Ischua, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 15 September 1872, in Almer Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Almer Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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William W Munger
Sarah Augusta Guild
Marriage: 15 August 1849
Emma S. Munger
William David Munger
Frank Munger

Sources (8)

  • William W Munger, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • William Munger, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • William Munger in entry for Frank Munger, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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  • Marriage
    15 August 1849New York, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 2

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 21

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Buckinghamshire): variant of Monger .

    Altered form of French and Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey) Mauger .

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

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