William Henry Secord

about 1745–about 1843 (Age 98)
New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Secord was born about 1745, in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Jacques James Sicard, was 46 and his mother, Jeanne Coliver Bonnett, was 42. He married Ruth Hunt in 1774, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He died about 1843, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Secord
1745–1843
Ruth Hunt
1757–1837
Marriage: 1774
Mary Seacord
1774–
Gilead Secord
1788–1856
Rachal Secord
1790–
William Henry Secord
1775–1826
Anne Secord
1777–1843
Rachel Secord
1779–1851
Susan Seacord
1781–
Sarah Seacord
1782–1869
Olive Seacord
1782–1841
Margaret Elizabeth Secord
1783–1860
Elias Seacord
1783–
Elijah Seacord
1792–1855
James Nelson Seacord
1795–1882
Carmel Secord
1803–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1774
New York City, New York, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 52

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered spelling of French Canadian Sicard .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Secord, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants - 1784-1997
  • Find a Grave Index of William Secord

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