William Tubmen

about 1842–
Birtley, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Tubmen was born about 1842, in Birtley, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Tubman, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Tubman, was 35. He lived in Houghton le Spring, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and East Rainton, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871. In 1861, at the age of 19, his occupation is listed as coal miner in Houghton le Spring, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Tubman
1803–
Elizabeth Tubman
1807–
John Tubman
1826–
Jane Tubman
1829–
Thomas Tubman
1836–
Mary Tubman
1839–
William Tubmen
1842–
Hannah Tubman
1846–
Maria Tubman
1860–
Mary Tubman
1873–
Jane Tubmen
1831–
Mary Jane Tubman
1838–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 12

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 38

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cooper, from Middle English tubbe ‘tub’ + man ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Tubman, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Tubman en la familia de Joseph Tubman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Tubman en la familia de Joseph Tubman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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