William D Sheats

February 1846–24 January 1929 (Age 82)
Alabama, United States

The Life of William D

When William D Sheats was born in February 1846, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Wiley Sheats, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Garner, was 35. He married Elizabeth B Morris on 31 January 1867, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Hartselle, Morgan, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 January 1929, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mckendree United Methodist Church Cemetery, Falkville, Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William D Sheats
Elizabeth B Morris
Marriage: 31 January 1867
Mary Levina Sheats
Evarilla Josephine Sheats
Henryetta A Sheats
Cora Ellen Sheats

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth B Morris


31 January 1867
Morgan, Alabama, United States


    Mary Levina Sheats


    Evarilla Josephine Sheats


    Henryetta A Sheats




    Cora Ellen Sheats


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 3

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Schütz( see Schuetz ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William D Sheets in household of George W Mynatt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William I Sheets, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Sheats, "United States Census, 1870"

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