William Arthur Conway

22 June 1922–22 November 2012 (Age 90)
Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of William Arthur

When William Arthur Conway was born on 22 June 1922, in Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Michael Conway, was 49 and his mother, Betsey Annie Dolloff, was 30. He married Flora T Bobbie on 15 August 1948. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Starksboro, Addison, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died on 22 November 2012, in New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Moriah, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States.

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William Arthur Conway
Flora T Bobbie
Marriage: 15 August 1948
Michael G Conway
Brandon Conway

Spouse and Children

15 August 1948


    Michael G Conway


    Brandon Conway


Parents and Siblings



    Lottie A Conway



    James William Conway


    Rose Frances Conway


    Bernard Conway


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of various Gaelic names, such as Mac Conmidhe ( see McNamee ); Ó Connmhaigh or Mac Connmhaigh (‘descendant (or son) of Connmhach’, a personal name derived from connmach ‘headsmashing’), also Anglicized as Conoo; and Ó Conbhuide (‘descendant of Cú Bhuidhe’, a personal name composed of the elements ‘hound’ + buidhe ‘yellow’).2 Welsh: habitational name from Conwy (formerly Conway), a fortified town on the coast of North Wales, itself named for the river on which it stands.3 Scottish: habitational name from Conway in the parish of Beauly, recorded c.1215 as Coneway and in 1291 as Convathe. It probably gets its name from Gaelic coinmheadh ‘billet’, ‘free quarters’, being so named as the district in which the local lord's household troops were billeted.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Conway in household of Michael Conway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Conway in household of Micheal Conway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William A Conway in entry for Flora T Conway, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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