William Seth Whaley

1 September 1866–22 June 1941 (Age 74)
Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Seth

When William Seth Whaley was born on 1 September 1866, in Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, his father, James David Whaley, was 22 and his mother, Fannie A. Hill Whaley, was 20. He lived in Madison Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Mount Vernon Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 22 June 1941, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 2
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
Age 20
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Whalley (Lancashire) or Whaley in Bolsover (Derbyshire). The Lancashire placename may derive from Old English hwæl ‘hill’ + lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’. The Derbyshire placename may derive from Old English wall ‘wall’, walh ‘Welshman, foreigner’ (genitive plural wala), or wælla ‘well, spring, stream’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (4)

  • William Whaley in household of James D Whaley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm S Whaley in household of Jas D Whaley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Seth Whaley, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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