William Abner Runions ( Runyan)

1860–Male (Age NaN)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Abner

When William Abner Runions ( Runyan) was born in July 1860, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Runion, was 86 and his mother, Parthenia Grinder, was 62. He lived in Civil District 12, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Runion
1774–1870
Parthenia Grinder
1798–1861
John Dudley Runions
1817–1870
Daughter Runions
1821–
Dorothy Sarah Runions
1847–
Mary Runions
1851–
Baby Girl Runions
1820–
Frances Runyons
1822–1870
Elizabeth Runions
1822–
Susannah Runion
1833–1883
Barbara Runions
1835–1907
Nancy Jane Runions
1844–1880
Thomas Kingston Runions
1850–1909
Joseph Runions
1854–1910
James P Runions ( Runyan)
1857–
William Abner Runions ( Runyan)
1860–

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Apparently a patronymic from Runyon .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Runion in household of Thomas Runion, "United States Census, 1880"

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