William Pleasant Routon

Male26 August 1807–17 October 1872

Brief Life History of William Pleasant

When William Pleasant Routon was born on 26 August 1807, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, his father, Pleasant Routon, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Lee, was 25. He married Sarah Watts on 10 October 1830, in Butler, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Butler, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 17 October 1872, in Honoraville, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Routon And Kirkpatrick Graveyard, Honoraville, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Pleasant Routon
1807–1872
Sarah Watts
1814–1885
Marriage: 10 October 1830
Jeremiah Pleasant Routon
1832–1877
Cornelia Ann Routon
1834–1880
Sarah Maria Routon
1835–1895
Elizabeth Sarah Routens
1839–1912
Catherine Frances Routon
1839–1923
Permelia Ann Routon
1842–1885
Emma Jane Routon
1845–1860
Martha M Routon
1849–1898
John Comer Routon
1851–1929
Ella E Routon
1854–1912
Loula Alice Routon
1856–1911

Sources (7)

  • W M Ranten, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Pleasant Routon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William P. Ranton in entry for C.F. Barrett, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1830Butler, Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1808

    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1819

    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Butler, Alabama, United States

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 18

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a variant of Rowton .

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

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