William Henry Eddy

6 October 1855–29 May 1888 (Age 32)
Saint Just, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Eddy was born on 6 October 1855, in Saint Just, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Eddy, was 23 and his mother, Caroline Watters, was 21. He married Mary Salome Stephens in 1877, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 May 1888, in Gold Hill, Storey, Nevada, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Eddy
1855–1888
Mary Salome Stephens
1858–1947
Marriage: 1877
Mary Ann Eddy
1877–1945
Cordelia Jane Eddy
1878–1965
William Henry Eddy Jr
1881–1891
Clara Gordon Eddy
1883–1883
Bertha Lillian Eddy
1885–1972
George Albert Eddy
1888–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1877
Michigan, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1832–1893Male

    Caroline Watters

    Female1834–1873Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1855–1888Male

    Caroline Eddy

    Female1856–Female

    Matthew Eddy

    Male1861–Male

    alfred Eddy

    Male1865–Male

    Constance Eddy

    Female1866–1899Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1856

Age 1

Nevada is the 36th state.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Hy Eddy in household of William Eddy, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Willim H Eddy in household of William Eddy, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William H Eddy, "United States Census, 1880"

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