William Enoch Mortland

21 March 1869–14 June 1955 (Age 86)
Riverside, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Enoch

When William Enoch Mortland was born on 21 March 1869, his father, Harvey Mortland, was 35 and his mother, Catharine Jackson Lundy, was 20. He married Lillia Dale Williams on 25 February 1892, in Bellflower, McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in McLean, Illinois, United States in 1935 and West Township, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 14 June 1955, in Riverside, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Farmers Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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William Enoch Mortland
Lillia Dale Williams
Marriage: 25 February 1892
Nina B. Mortland
Errol McClure Mortland
Helen Garnett Mortland

Spouse and Children

25 February 1892
Bellflower, McLean, Illinois, United States


    Nina B. Mortland


    Errol McClure Mortland


    Helen Garnett Mortland


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 23

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Morthland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Mortland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William E Wortland in household of Erol M Wortland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W E Mortland in household of H Mortland, "United States Census, 1880"

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