William Mulholland

24 August 1866–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Mulholland was born on 24 August 1866, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of James Mulholland and Janet Bryce. He married Trythenia Billingham on 19 March 1890, in Brookville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Cameron, Lumber Township, Cameron, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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William Mulholland
Trythenia Billingham
Marriage: 19 March 1890

Spouse and Children

19 March 1890
Brookville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Mulholland


    Janet Bryce






    Mary Mullholland


    John Bryce Mullholland


    James Mullholland


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 2

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchalann ‘descendant of Maolchalann’, a personal name meaning ‘chief of the calends’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Mulhollen in household of James Mulhollen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Mulholand, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • William Mulholland, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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