William Honey

18 July 1752–
Stafford Courthouse, Stafford, Virginia, United States

The Life of William

When William Honey was born on 18 July 1752, in Stafford Courthouse, Stafford, Virginia, United States, his father, John Frank Honey, was 27 and his mother, Mary Pennell, was 22. He had at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

John Frank Honey
1725–1810
Mary Pennell
1730–
William Honey
1752–
Shepard Honey
1766–
John Frank Honey Jr.
1755–1820
Elizabeth Cynthia Honey
1757–1810

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 6

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 31

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper or a gatherer or seller of honey, Middle English hony (Old English hunig), or a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment, a sense which was common in medieval England.

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

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Sources (2)

  • From the Euphan T. Fiveash-Riddick Bible
  • William Honey, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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