William Arthur Gregory

22 October 1875–11 October 1931 (Age 55)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of William Arthur

When William Arthur Gregory was born on 22 October 1875, in Connecticut, United States, his father, James Smith Gregory, was 30 and his mother, Dora Gilbert, was 24. He lived in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 October 1931, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

William Arthur Gregory
1875–1931
Cora Elizabeth Hows
1878–1908
Delos Eliot Gregory
1901–1958

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Delos Eliot Gregory

    Male1901–1958Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Smith Gregory

    Male1845–1922Male

    Dora Gilbert

    Female1851–1929Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

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.
1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing

Age 1

Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: from a personal name that was popular throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages. The Greek original, Grēgorios, is a derivative of grēgorein ‘to be awake’, ‘to be watchful’. However, the Latin form, Gregorius, came to be associated by folk etymology with grex, gregis, ‘flock’, ‘herd’, under the influence of the Christian image of the good shepherd. The Greek name was borne in the early Christian centuries by two fathers of the Orthodox Church, St. Gregory Nazianzene ( c. 325–390 ) and St. Gregory of Nyssa ( c. 331–395 ), and later by sixteen popes, starting with Gregory the Great ( c. 540–604 ). It was also the name of 3rd- and 4th-century apostles of Armenia. In North America the English form of the name has absorbed many cognates from other European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William A Segory in household of Hiram D Segory, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm A Gregory in household of James S Gregory, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William A Gregory, "United States Census, 1910"

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