William J. Moreland

10 June 1874–27 April 1964 (Age 89)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William J.

When William J. Moreland was born on 10 June 1874, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William J. Moreland, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jane Moreland, was 33. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Mildred Brucks. He lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. He died on 27 April 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William J. Moreland
1874–1964
Mildred Brucks
1874–
Grace Moreland
1895–
William Moreland
1897–1962
Harry Moreland
1899–
Florence Moreland
1901–
Robert Moreland
1905–
Marion Moreland
1912–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Grace Moreland

    Female1895–Female

    Male1897–1962Male

    Harry Moreland

    Male1899–Male

    Florence Moreland

    Female1901–Female

    Robert Moreland

    Male1905–Male

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Parents and Siblings

    William J. Moreland

    Male1838–1927Male

    Mary Jane Moreland

    Female1841–1924Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in the Borders region and in Kinross, named Moreland, from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Moreland in household of William Moreland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William J Moreland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Moreland Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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