William Lyman Bickmore

Male9 May 1849–6 December 1929

Brief Life History of William Lyman

When William Lyman Bickmore was born on 9 May 1849, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, James Bickmore, was 43 and his mother, Isabelle Lawyer, was 38. He married Sarah Goldtrap on 16 December 1869, in Clermont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ironton, Upper Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States for about 9 years. He died on 6 December 1929, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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William Lyman Bickmore
Phoebe O. Schaefer
Marriage: 11 July 1875
Frederick S. Bickmore

Sources (15)

  • William L Bickmore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William L. Bickmore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Wm L Bickmore, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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  • Marriage
    11 July 1875Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 11

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 14

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

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 21

    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 (Essex): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place called Bickmore or Bilkemore, apparently in or near Bedfordshire.

    History: This name was brought to New England by Thomas Bigmore or Bickmore, whose son Samuel Bickmore was born in 1635 in Boston, MA.

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

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