William Africa

1865–1872 (Age 7)
Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Africa was born in 1865, in Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Anderson Africa, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Africa, was 22. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 22 June 1872, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 7.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Anderson Africa
1842–
Elizabeth Africa
1843–
Thomas Africa
1862–1911
William Africa
1865–1872

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World Events (3)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 0

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1865 · The Thirteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Thirteenth Amendment was created to help abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. It was the first of three Amendments to Reconstruct the country following the Civil War.

Name Meaning

Spanish (África): ethnic name for a person of African descent or nickname for someone with some other connection with the continent of Africa.

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

Sources (1)

  • William Africa in household of Anderson Africa, "United States Census, 1870"

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