William Moses Fillion

1882–1951 (Age 68)
Hume Township, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Moses

When William Moses Fillion was born on 19 October 1882, in Hume Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Leon M. Filion, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ann Todd, was 32. He married Elizabeth A. Martin on 27 November 1909, in Verona Township, Huron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Verona, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Fairgrove, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 22 March 1951, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

William Moses Fillion
Elizabeth A. Martin
Marriage: 27 November 1909
Elsie Lillian Filion

Spouse & Children

27 November 1909
Verona Township, Huron, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Leon M. Filion


  • Sarah Ann Todd




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French fils ‘son’ (Latin filius), used to denote the youngest son of a family.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William M Fillion, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William M Filion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William M Filion, "United States Census, 1930"

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