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
Rachel Agnes Pearson
Marriage: 27 April 1895
Joshua Pearson Dinsdale
Elizabeth Dinsdale
Ethel Valentine Dinsdale
William Lloyd Dinsdale

Spouse and Children


    Rachel Agnes Pearson


27 April 1895
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Dinsdale


    Elizabeth Drake




    James William Dinsdale


    James Dinsdale



    George Dinsdale


    Henry Dinsdale


+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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