William Watts Marcrum

Brief Life History of William Watts

When William Watts Marcrum was born on 9 March 1807, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Elisha Marcom, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Kirkham, was 27. He married Elizabeth Kelly on 13 May 1837, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William Watts Marcrum
Elizabeth Kelly
Marriage: 13 May 1837
Andrew David Marcrum

Sources (6)

  • Wm W Marcom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William W Marcom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William W Marcrom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


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

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Origin undetermined.

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

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