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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Thomas Runion
Parthenia Grinder
John Dudley Runions
Daughter Runions
Dorothy Sarah Runions
Mary Runions
Baby Girl Runions
Frances Runyons
Elizabeth Runions
Susannah Runion
Barbara Runions
Nancy Jane Runions
Thomas Kingston Runions
Joseph Runions
James P Runions ( Runyan)
William Abner Runions ( Runyan)

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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.

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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