William Thomas Stearman

December 1842–16 September 1915 (Age 72)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Stearman was born in December 1842, in Green, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Milton Stearman, was 25 and his mother, Mary Liza Penick, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ann Marcum on 9 July 1863, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 2 Brush Creek, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 16 September 1915, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Stearman
1842–1915
Elizabeth Ann Marcum
1847–1881
Marriage: 9 July 1863
Robert H. Stearman
1865–
William G. Stearman
1865–1910
Sarah F Stearman
1867–1940
Francis Marion Stearman
1867–1948
Martha Susan Stearman
1870–1955
Rebecca Jane Stearman
1871–1935
Elizabeth A. Stearman
1873–
Mary Thomas Stearman
1875–1958
Mariah Stearman
1879–
Amanda W. Stearman
1879–1931
Temperence Alice Stearman
1881–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 July 1863
Green, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Robert H. Stearman

    Male1865–Male

    William G. Stearman

    Male1865–1910Male

    Sarah F Stearman

    Female1867–1940Female

    Male1867–1948Male

    Martha Susan Stearman

    Female1870–1955Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 20

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who was responsible for tending cattle, from Middle English steer ‘bullock’ + man ‘man’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William T Stearman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William T Stearman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L Stearman, "United States Census, 1870"

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