William Washington Mail

Brief Life History of William Washington

When William Washington Mail was born on 1 December 1845, in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Mail, was 25 and his mother, Ann Eliza Johnson, was 22. He lived in Turman Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 14 July 1862, at the age of 16.

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Andrew Jackson Mail
Ann Eliza Johnson
Margaret Elizabeth Mail
William Washington Mail
Mary Ellen Mail
Andrew Jackson "John" Mail Jr

Sources (4)

  • William Male in household of Eliza Male, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Washington Mail, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Wm W Mail in household of John M Way, "United States Census, 1860"

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


Historical Boundaries: 1846: Decatur, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Decatur, Iowa, United States

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: see Meil . Black , at Meal, notes that the surname may not have originated in Shetland but derive from the settlement of some Orkney families there in the early 17th century.

2 Welsh, English: see Male .

3 Irish: see Malley .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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