William Runyan

12 March 1750–1 September 1838 (Age 88)
Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of William

When William Runyan was born on 12 March 1750, in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Runyon, was 46 and his mother, Abigail Lynch, was 32. He married Catherine Custer in 1772, in Harrison Magisterial District, Charles City County, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 1 September 1838, in Salem, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Runyan
1750–1838
Catherine Custer
1745–1826
Marriage: 1772
Isaac Newton Runyan
1773–1859
William Runyan
1779–
Jane Runyon
1785–
Henry Runyan
1777–1858
Elizabeth Runyan
1780–1849
Susannah Runyan
1781–1830
Benjamin Runyan
1787–1849
John Runyan
1789–1853
David Runyan
1793–1860
Abigail Runyon
1803–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1772
Harrison Magisterial District, Charles City County, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1704–1780Male

    Abigail Lynch

    Female1718–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 8

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 30

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Runyan in entry for John Runyan and Caty Williams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • William Runyan in entry for John Runyan and Caty Williams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William in entry for William Bennett and Elizabeth Runyan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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