William Walker Marsden

26 March 1838–22 February 1908 (Age 69)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Walker

William Walker Marsden was born on 26 March 1838, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States as the son of Henry Marsden and Sarah Walker. He married Rhoda Violet Vaughn on 3 October 1861, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Henderson, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. In 1880, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 22 February 1908, in Carman, Henderson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Carman, Henderson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walker Marsden
1838–1908
Rhoda Violet Vaughn
1837–1904
Marriage: 3 October 1861
Mary Jane Marsden
1862–1957
Sarah Catherine Marsden
1864–1917
James Henry Marsden
1865–1964
William Vaughn Marsden
1867–1935
Reuben Barr Marsden
1868–1947
Luella Vaughn " Loie or Louie" Marsden
1870–1968
George Zenith Marsden
1872–1967
Matthew Vaughn Marsden
1874–1963
Frederick Curtis Marsden
1877–1964
Joseph " Joel" Marsden
1878–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 October 1861
Warren, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Marsden

    Male1813–1861Male

    Sarah Walker

    Female–1854Female

siblings

(3)

    William Walker Marsden

    Male1838–1908Male

    Mary Marsden

    FemaleFemale

    Rachel williams

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1840

Age 2

On 6 April 1840, Kirtland Township became part of the newly organized Lake County.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1858 · A House Divided

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ ( see Mark 2) + denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1), i.e. a valley forming a natural boundary.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Marsden in household of Henry Marsden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Marsden in household of Henry Marsden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William W Marsden, "United States Census, 1870"

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