William C. Gregory

11 March 1859–18 February 1862 (Age 2)
Pine Township, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of William C.

When William C. Gregory was born on 11 March 1859, in Pine Township, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, Henry Clay Gregory, was 30 and his mother, Mary Catherine Keenan, was 27. He lived in Potosi Township, Linn, Kansas Territory, United States in 1860. He died on 18 February 1862, in Linn, Kansas, United States, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Gregory
1828–1913
Mary Catherine Keenan
1831–1913
James E. Gregory
1850–1850
John Millard Gregory
1851–1933
Theodore Francis Gregory
1852–1911
Alonzo W Gregory
1855–1899
William C. Gregory
1859–1862
Araminta E. Gregory
1860–1874
Clara Gregory
1860–
Robert H. Gregory
1864–1942
Mary Alice Gregory
1864–1959
Benjamin Schuyler Gregory
1865–1929
Lucretia Gregory
1866–1875
Orin Clinton Gregory
1870–1919
Arthur Henry Gregory
1871–1961

Parents and Siblings

    Male1828–1913Male

    Mary Catherine Keenan

    Female1831–1913Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 2

Kansas is the 34th state
1861 · Kansas Enters the Union

Age 2

On January 29, 1861, Kansas entered the Union as a free state, making it the 34th state.
1862 · Kansas Agricultural Society

Age 3

"The Kansas Agricultural Society was formed on March 5, 1862. The society encouraged farmers to grow winter wheat which created the nickname """"bread basket of the world."

Name Meaning

English: from a personal name that was popular throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages. The Greek original, Grēgorios, is a derivative of grēgorein ‘to be awake’, ‘to be watchful’. However, the Latin form, Gregorius, came to be associated by folk etymology with grex, gregis, ‘flock’, ‘herd’, under the influence of the Christian image of the good shepherd. The Greek name was borne in the early Christian centuries by two fathers of the Orthodox Church, St. Gregory Nazianzene ( c. 325–390 ) and St. Gregory of Nyssa ( c. 331–395 ), and later by sixteen popes, starting with Gregory the Great ( c. 540–604 ). It was also the name of 3rd- and 4th-century apostles of Armenia. In North America the English form of the name has absorbed many cognates from other European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • W Gregory in household of H C Gregory, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William C. Gregory - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William Clay Gregory

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