William Henry Piper

1846–1904 (Age 58)
Germoe, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Piper was born in 1846, in Germoe, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Piper, was 26 and his mother, Grace Richards, was 28. He married Amelia Dingle on 18 June 1874, in Germoe, Cornwall, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Freeland, Clear Creek, Colorado, United States in 1880 and Silver Bow, Silver Bow, Montana, United States in 1900. He died in 1904, in Montana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States.

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William Henry Piper
Amelia Dingle
Marriage: 18 June 1874
Elizabeth Roberts Piper
William H Piper
Grace Piper

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  • Marriage
    18 June 1874Germoe, Cornwall, England
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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1861: Clear Creek, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Clear Creek, Colorado, United States
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    1 English (mainly southern), Dutch, and North German: occupational name for a player on the pipes, Middle English pipere, Middle Dutch pi(j)per, Middle Low German piper.2 Translation of German Pfeiffer , or of the French secondary surname Lefifre.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • William H Piper, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Piper, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William H Piper in household of Edward Piper, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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