William Eastman Nowland

17 November 1868–11 February 1919 (Age 50)
Marion Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Eastman

When William Eastman Nowland was born on 17 November 1868, in Marion Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, his father, Thomas Russell Nowland, was 56 and his mother, Experience Hale, was 42. He married Myrtle C Isaman on 29 September 1905, in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 11 February 1919, in Marion Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States.

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William Eastman Nowland
Myrtle C Isaman
Marriage: 29 September 1905
Acil Emmett Nowland
David Garnis Nowland

Spouse and Children

29 September 1905
Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 14

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a variant of Newland or Irish Nolan .2 Possibly a respelling of German Nauland ( see Newland ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Nowland in household of John Ward, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Nowland in household of Thomas Nowland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Nowland, "United States Census, 1910"

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