William Parker Abrams

10 May 1856–21 April 1863 (Age 6)
Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Parker

When William Parker Abrams was born on 10 May 1856, in Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, James Abrams, was 28 and his mother, Mary Hollingsworth, was 23. He lived in Pike Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 21 April 1863, at the age of 6.

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James Abrams
Mary Hollingsworth
Georgiann Abrams
William Parker Abrams
John B Abrams
Lilly J Abrams
Terese Belle Abrams

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World Events (2)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

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

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  • Wm T Abrams in household of James W Abrams, "United States Census, 1860"

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