William Arlington

Mississippi, United States

The Life of William

When William Arlington was born in 1860, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Ezekiel Jehial Arrington Sr., was 25 and his mother, Talitha Bounds, was 27. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Angelina, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Ezekiel Jehial Arrington Sr.
Talitha Bounds
Altha Arminte "Minnie" Arrington
William Arlington
Jehial Ezekiel Arrington Jr.
Mollie Arrington
Orange J. Arrington
Perry Burl Arrington
Ernest Bonaparte Arrington

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places called Arlington: in Devon, Gloucestershire, and East Sussex. Earlier forms of the place names show that each contains a different Old English personal name (respectively, Ælffrith, Ælfrēd, and Eorl(a)) + -ing-, denoting association with, + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • William Arrington in household of Jehiel Arrington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Arrington in household of Jehial Arrington, "United States Census, 1880"

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