William F. Demont

8 October 1847–19 December 1929 (Age 82)
Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of William F.

When William F. Demont was born on 8 October 1847, in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, George Almarr Demont, was 30 and his mother, Roxann Collins, was 26. He married Sophia C. Gray on 5 March 1872, in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 19 December 1929, in Rochester, Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82.

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William F. Demont
Sophia C. Gray
Marriage: 5 March 1872
Florence Demont
William Eugene Demont
Eva Fay Demont

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1872Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 4
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of North German Timon , via the intermediate form Demone.French: topographic name, with fused preposition de, from mont ‘mountain’ (see Mont ).Altered form of French Dumont , a cognate of 2 above.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • William Demonte, "United States Census, 1910"
    • William F Dermont in entry for W E Dermont and Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • William Dumont in household of Geo Dumont, "United States Census, 1860"

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