William Henry Church

10 August 1812–15 November 1878 (Age 66)
St. Albans, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Church was born on 10 August 1812, in St. Albans, Somerset, Maine, United States, his father, Jonathan Jonas Church, was 39 and his mother, Charity Daniels, was 37. He married Irene Church in 1830, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in West Point, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. He died on 15 November 1878, in Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Church
1812–1878
Irene Church
1816–1860
Marriage: 1830
Hannah Church
1832–
Hial Church
1841–1932
Joseph Church
1842–1911
Frank Church
1844–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1830
Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

    Hannah Church

    Female1832–Female

    Hial Church

    Male1841–1932Male

    Joseph Church

    Male1842–1911Male

    Male1844–1913Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1814

Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1814: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Church, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Church, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm. Church in entry for Hial Church and Rozilla E. Odell, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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