William Oliver Shurtleff

13 January 1846–2 July 1917 (Age 71)
Victoria, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Oliver

When William Oliver Shurtleff was born on 13 January 1846, in Victoria, Knox, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Augustus Shurtleff, was 23 and his mother, Hester Ann Taylor, was 18. He lived in Galva, Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 2 July 1917, in Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Augustus Shurtleff
Hester Ann Taylor
Henry Warren Shurtleff
William Oliver Shurtleff
Jasper Leonidaro Shurtleff
Elmeda Shurtleff
Emma Altheda Shurtleff
Clara Augusta Shurtleff

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 2
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Age 19
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shircliff .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Wm O Shurtleff in household of Chas A Shurtleff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • W O Shurtliff in household of Chas A Shurtliff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • W. Oliver Shurtleff, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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