William W Felty

Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of William W

When William W Felty was born in 1818, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Michael Felty, was 30 and his mother, Mary Hoge, was 33. He married Elizabeth F "Eliza" Houser in 1837, in Washington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Goodson, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died in Washington, Virginia, United States.

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William W Felty
Elizabeth F "Eliza" Houser
Marriage: 1837
Sarah N Feltz
Mary A Felty
Joseph James Felty
Catharine Charlotte Felty
William W. Felty
Caldonia Felty
Isabella Felty

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1837Washington, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 6
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 43
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Velte, from a short form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine ).

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

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    Sources (23)

    • William Felty, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • William Feltz, "United States Census, 1850"
    • W K Felty in entry for Wm Felty, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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