William Lee Maltby

about 1830–
Vermont, United States

The Life of William Lee

When William Lee Maltby was born about 1830, in Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Maltby, was 45 and his mother, Persis Child, was 38.

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Benjamin Maltby
Persis Child
Hulda S. Maltby
William Lee Maltby
Mary C. Maltby
William S. Maltby
Nancy M. Maltby
Eber H. Maltby
Ellen S. Maltby

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Maltby


    Persis Child




+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 4

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Maltby in Cleveland, Lincolnshire, and North and South Yorkshire, or Mautby in Norfolk, all named with the Old Norse byname Malti ‘sharp’, ‘bitter’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Probate records, 1832-1988 (Rock County, Wisconsin)

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