William F. Deck

5 September 1874–27 December 1894 (Age 20)
Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, United States

The Life of William F.

When William F. Deck was born on 5 September 1874, in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, his father, John William Deck, was 27 and his mother, Anna Magreda Weisel, was 20. He died on 27 December 1894, at the age of 20, and was buried in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, United States.

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John William Deck
Anna Magreda Weisel
William F. Deck
John Henry Deck
Ida Mae Deck
Edward Joseph Deck

Parents and Siblings

    John William Deck


    Anna Magreda Weisel




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 South German: occupational name for a roofer, from Middle High German decke ‘covering’. Compare the later form Decker .2 Dutch and North German: from the personal name Deck, a local pet form of Dutch Diederik ( see Dederick ) or German Dietrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William F Deck in household of John Deck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William F. Deck, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William James Deck - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William James Deck

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