William Allen Pearcy Jr.

Brief Life History of William Allen

When William Allen Pearcy Jr. was born on 9 February 1861, in New Washington, Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, William Allen Pearcy, was 44 and his mother, Rebecca Buccanan, was 38. He married Lillian Josephine Allhands MD on 19 January 1889, in Clark, Indiana, United States. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 18 July 1892, at the age of 31, and was buried in New Washington, Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Allen Pearcy Jr.
1861–1892
Lillian Josephine Allhands MD
1868–1962
Marriage: 19 January 1889

Sources (6)

  • William Pearcy in household of Allen Pearcy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A Pearcey, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William Allen Pearcy Jr, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1863

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Percy .

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

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