William Sylvester Hillyard

11 August 1875–15 December 1964 (Age 89)
Cogan House Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Sylvester

When William Sylvester Hillyard was born on 11 August 1875, in Cogan House Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Hillyard, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Catherine Paulhamus, was 24. He married Ida Mae Keach in April 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 15 December 1964, in Hazel Hurst, Hamlin Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89.

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William Sylvester Hillyard
Ida Mae Keach
Marriage: April 1903
Twila Catherine Hillyard Keller

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April 1903


    Twila Catherine Hillyard Keller


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hilliard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William S Hillyard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William S Hillyard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Hillyard in household of Henry Hillyard, "United States Census, 1880"

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