William Clyne

Maleabout 1838–24 June 1879

Brief Life History of William

William Clyne was born about 1838, in Ontario, Canada as the son of Bridget. He married Margaret Ryan on 26 January 1864, in Mount Morris, Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 June 1879, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 42.

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William Clyne
Margaret Ryan
Marriage: 26 January 1864
Charles Edward Clyne
Frances Catherine Clyne
Michael William Clyne
George Edelbert Clyne
Dolores Clyne
Francis Benjamin Clyne
Victor Norton Clyne
Ann Clyne Dillon

Sources (7)

  • William Clyne in entry for Victor Norton Clyne, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Wm Clyne in entry for William D Hamilton, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • William Clyne in entry for Dolores Torman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1864Mount Morris, Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 25

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

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 25

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Aidan, Donal.

    Irish (Roscommon and Longford): variant of (Mac)Kilcline, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chlaoin ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of Chlaon’, a byname from claon ‘deceitful’.

    Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Clyne, from Gaelic claon ‘slope’.

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

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