William Lunceford

15 April 1796–6 September 1876 (Age 80)
Sugar Loaf Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Lunceford was born on 15 April 1796, in Sugar Loaf Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, George Lunceford, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Nancy Judy, was 23. He married Rosey Robertson on 4 January 1821, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1856 and Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1860. He died on 6 September 1876, in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sutcliffe Cemetery, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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William Lunceford
Rosey Robertson
Marriage: 4 January 1821
George Lunceford
Mary Ann Lunceford
Elizabeth Lunceford
John Dew Lunceford
Joseph Lunceford
Martha Jane Lunceford
Samuel Judy Lunceford
Caroline Lunceford
Rawsey Lunceford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1821St. Clair, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 7
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 22
    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lunsford .

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

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    Sources (51)

    • Census Record: Wm Lunchford listed as head of household [St Clair, Illinois, USA] "United States Census, 1840"
    • William Lunceford, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • 1860: Census Record; Wm Lanceford listed as head of household, San Salvador Township, San Bernardino, California, USA, "United States Census, 1860"

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