William Mochrie Douglass Jr

13 February 1868–13 September 1896 (Age 28)
Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Mochrie

When William Mochrie Douglass Jr was born on 13 February 1868, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William Mochrie Douglass, was 32 and his mother, Cynthiann Record Merrill, was 27. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 13 September 1896, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Mochrie Douglass
Cynthiann Record Merrill
Margaret Elizabeth Douglass
Eleanor Douglass
William Mochrie Douglass Jr
James Douglass
Samuel Douglass
George Douglass
Martha Ann Douglass
Phoebe Douglass
John Douglass
Laura Pearl Douglass
Nettie Douglass

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 2
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 2
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 8
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Durham and Northumbria): variant of Douglas .History: William Douglass, a physician recognized for his identification and description of an epidemic of scarlet fever, was born c. 1691 in Gifford, Haddington County, Scotland, and settled in Boston in 1718. The abolitionist, orator, and journalist Frederick Douglass assumed the name after escaping from slavery in 1838 and traveling to Massachusetts. Son of a white father and a slave with some Indian blood, he was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey c. 1817 in Tuckahoe, MD.

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

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Sources (6)

  • William Douglass in household of William Douglass, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Douglass in household of Wm M Douglass, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Mochrie Douglass, "Find A Grave Index"

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