William McKinley Vicars

16 March 1841–16 November 1929 (Age 88)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of William McKinley

When William McKinley Vicars was born on 16 March 1841, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, John Vicars, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Johnson, was 17. He married Sarah M Dean on 22 December 1866, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Russell, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Copper Creek, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 16 November 1929, in Russell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McKinley Vicars
1841–1929
Sarah M Dean
1848–1913
Marriage: 22 December 1866
Charles M. Vicars
1867–1920
Margaret J. Vicars
1869–
Sylvester H. Vicars
1871–1928
Martha U. Vicars
1876–1950
John H. D. Vicars
1881–1882
Mollie Louise Vicars
1883–1938
Peter Henry Vicars
1885–1957
Elizabeth Geneva Vicars
1890–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1866
Scott, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Charles M. Vicars

    Male1867–1920Male

    Margaret J. Vicars

    Female1869–Female

    Sylvester H. Vicars

    Male1871–1928Male

    Martha U. Vicars

    Female1876–1950Female

    John H. D. Vicars

    Male1881–1882Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 23

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Vickers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Vickers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Vicars in household of John Vicars, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Vicars in household of John Vicars, "United States Census, 1850"

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