William Conner

1852–
Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William

When William Conner was born in 1852, in Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States, his father, Edmond Conner, was 41 and his mother, Lucinda Campbell, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Edmond Conner
1811–1888
Lucinda Campbell
1815–1880
Jane Conner
1846–
John Ansel Conner
1848–1930
Daniel Conner
1850–1917
William Conner
1852–
Henry J. Connor
1853–1902
Wiley Miller Conner
1854–1919
Sarah Conner
1864–

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

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 11

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

Age 11

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

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Billie Keys in entry for Mary Mageline Conner, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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