William Blood

7 August 1845–22 December 1942 (Age 97)
Isabel, Embarrass Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life of William

When William Blood was born on 7 August 1845, in Isabel, Embarrass Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States, his father, William Blood, was 35 and his mother, Mary Parker, was 34. He married Amanda Jane Young on 1 December 1870, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Horton Township, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Ohio, United States in 1942. He died on 22 December 1942, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

William Blood
Amanda Jane Young
Marriage: 1 December 1870
Albert Roscoe Blood
Etta M. Blood
Maud Blood

Spouse and Children

1 December 1870
Edgar, Illinois, United States


    Albert Roscoe Blood


    Etta M. Blood


    Maud Blood


Parents and Siblings

    William Blood


    Mary Parker




    Harriet Blood


    John Blood


    Emily Blood



    Sarah Elizabeth Blood


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad

Age 6

The Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad started running in February 1851, 15 years after it was charted for construction. It later absorbed a small bankrupt railroad in 1861 to help expand its services beyond just Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. In May 1868, the railroad merged with the Bellefontaine Railway to connect the current cities with Indianapolis.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 27

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: evidently from Old English blōd ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative.2 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’ ( see Lloyd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Blood in household of Mason Mccoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Blood in household of Masen A Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Blood, "United States Census, 1880"

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