William Alexander Conner

December 1801–22 August 1851 (Age 49)
Scott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Alexander

William Alexander Conner was born in December 1801, in Scott, Kentucky, United States as the son of Tristram Conner and Elizabeth Marshall. He married Elizabeth Hosley on 20 June 1823, in Decatur, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vermilion Grove, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 22 August 1851, in Danville, Clay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Eugene Cemetery, Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Conner
1801–1851
Elizabeth Hosley
1805–1843
Marriage: 20 June 1823
Andrew Hosley Conner Sr.
1823–1866
Mary Conner
1829–
Nancy Jane Conner
1831–
Henry A Conner
1824–1908
Thomas Conner
1828–
William Conner
1829–1904
John Conner
1834–
Rhoda Ruth Conner
1836–1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1823
Decatur, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Andrew Hosley Conner Sr.

    Male1823–1866Male

    Henry A Conner

    Male1824–1908Male

    Thomas Conner

    Male1828–Male

    Mary Conner

    Female1829–Female

    William Conner

    Male1829–1904Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Tristram Conner

    Male1760–1831Male

    Elizabeth Marshall

    Female–1843Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 11

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1816

Age 15

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Conner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Conner, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William Conner, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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