William Dinsdale

26 March 1868–19 June 1953 (Age 85)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Dinsdale was born on 26 March 1868, in England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dinsdale, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Drake, was 24. He married Rachel Agnes Pearson on 27 April 1895, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Burley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 19 June 1953, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dinsdale
1868–1953
Rachel Agnes Pearson
1876–1940
Marriage: 27 April 1895
Joshua Pearson Dinsdale
1895–1978
Elizabeth Dinsdale
1898–1991
Ethel Valentine Dinsdale
1908–2004
William Lloyd Dinsdale
1911–2001

Spouse and Children

    Male1868–1953Male

    Rachel Agnes Pearson

    Female1876–1940Female

MARRIAGE
27 April 1895
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Dinsdale

    Male1841–1905Male

    Elizabeth Drake

    Female1844–1900Female

siblings

(13)

    James William Dinsdale

    Male1865–1919Male

    James Dinsdale

    Male1866–Male

    Male1868–1953Male

    George Dinsdale

    Male1870–1876Male

    Henry Dinsdale

    Male1873–1930Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a settlement on both sides of the Tees river, so partly in County Durham and partly in North Yorkshire. The place is named in Old English as Dīctūneshalh ‘nook, recess (Old English halh) belonging to Deighton ’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Dinsdale in household of John Dinsdale, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Dinsdale in household of John Dinsdale, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Dinsdale, "United States Census, 1900"

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