William M Costner

Male6 June 1849–20 May 1915

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Costner was born on 6 June 1849, in Cassville, Cass, Georgia, United States, his father, Eli Costner, was 22 and his mother, Ann Forester, was 21. He married Amanda Pinion on 25 October 1874, in Bartow, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 May 1915, in Talladega, Alabama, United States, at the age of 65.

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William M Costner
Amanda Pinion
Marriage: 25 October 1874
Francis Drucella Costner
Sallie Costner
Thomas Alfred Costner
William Tatum Costner
Charles Barta Costner
Ange Edgar Costner
John Harry Costner
George Costner

Sources (23)

  • William H Cosner in household of Eli Cosner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Cashner, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • W. M. Costner, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1874Bartow, Georgia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 18

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Kostner or Kastner .

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

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