William C Douglass

10 July 1865–23 April 1944 (Age 78)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William C

When William C Douglass was born on 10 July 1865, in Illinois, United States, his father, William Douglass, was 62 and his mother, Martha Crow, was 41. He married Hannah Medler on 21 May 1885, in Edwards, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 April 1944, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William C Douglass
1865–1944
Hannah Medler
1866–1953
Marriage: 21 May 1885
Ethel May Douglas
1885–1949
Howard Douglas
1891–1993
Raymond Greene Douglas
1899–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1885
Edwards, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    William Douglass

    Male1803–Male

    Martha Crow

    Female1824–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1871

Age 6

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.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William C. Douglass, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • William C. Douglas in entry for Howard W. Douglas and Goldie Ann Curtis, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • William C. Douglas in entry for Howard W. Douglas, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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