William Henry Penhalligan

7 September 1828–
Colan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Penhalligan was born on 7 September 1828, in Colan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard James Penhalligon The 2nd, was 23 and his mother, Dorcas Stanway, was 26. He married Mary Ellery on 24 May 1851, in St Columb Minor, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Penhalligan
1828–
Mary Ellery
1831–
Marriage: 24 May 1851
Mary Jane Penhallagen
1851–
William H. Penhallegon
1856–1930
Laura J. Penhallegon
1862–
Cora May Penhallegon
1866–1938
Mary M. Penhallegan
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1851
St Columb Minor, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Mary Jane Penhallagen

    Female1851–Female

    William H. Penhallegon

    Male1856–1930Male

    Laura J. Penhallegon

    Female1862–Female

    Cora May Penhallegon

    Female1866–1938Female

    Mary M. Penhallegan

    Female1867–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1830

Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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Sources (3)

  • William Penhalliga in household of Richard Penhalliga, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • W H Penhallegon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Penhablegan, "United States Census, 1910"

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