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William Edward McWilliams

Male 1850 - 1930  (80 years)


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  • Name William Edward McWilliams 
    Born 2 Jul 1850  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • The Bible record is the only one with the July 2 date, the obituary stated July 3. This bible entry was in different handwriting than all the others indicating it may have been entered near the date of birth.

      William E. McWilliams died July 4th, b. 3 Jul 1850 son of Henry and Rebecca McWilliams.
      First rural mail carrier in Rock Springs area until 70 years old.
      Married Annie Goheen when 22 years old who died in 1910. Surviving are Mrs. Frank Goodhart, Mrs Harry Potter of Centre Hall, Mrs Ralph Musser of Mill Hall, John H. McWilliams of Louisville, KY, andHarold Johnston. Sister Mrs (Rebecca) John Bailey of Pine Grove Mills.
      Burial Monday afternoon in Graysville Cemetery.
      William McWilliams born July 1850, married 26 years, 8 children, 7 living, Anna wife March 1853, Ella B Nov 1878, Sarah A. Dec 1885, Harold W. Jan 1889, Issabell F Nov 1892, Nancy B. Aug 1876.
    Gender Male 
    Census 11 Jul 1860  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • According to the 1860 census William E was living on the farm with father and family. His mother was not listed. The Edmundson family lived in the household as servants.
    Census 20 Jun 1870  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    • Samuel Bailey household age 34 farmer value of farm 14650, personal 1750. Rachel age 22, William McWilliams age 20 farm laborer.
    Census 1880  Rock Springs, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    • Listed as Post Master of Rock Springs in the 1880 census.
    Census 4 Jun 1900  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    • William McWilliams born July 1850, married 26 years, 8 children, 7 living, Anna wife March 1853, Ella B Nov 1878, Sarah A. Dec 1885, Harold W. Jan 1889, Issabell F Nov 1892, Nancy B. Aug 1876.
    Census 15 Apr 1910  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Ferguson Township 
    • 59 years old Mail carrier rural route owns home free and clear, married 36 years.
    Census 17 Apr 1930  Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • William E McWilliam is living with the Frank V Goodhart family in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. He is listed as the father-in-law age 79 and a widow. He was born in Pennsylvania and his parents were also born in Pennsylvania.
    Died 4 Jul 1930  Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 10, 11
    • Name: William Edward Mc William, mail carrier
      Birth Date: 2 Jul 1850, Place: Centre County
      Death Date: 4 Jul 1930, Place: Centre Hall, Centre, Pennsylvania, cerebral embolism
      Father Name: Henry Mc William, Birth Place: Centre County
      Mother Name: Nancy Rebecca Edmist0n, Birth Place: Centre County
      Spouse Name: Sara Anna Mc William, Centre County
      Wife Sara Anna McWilliams
      Informant J H McWilliams
      Burial; Graysville Cemetery 7 Jul 1930
      Certificate Number: 67209

      William E. McWilliams died July 4th, b. 3 Jul 1850 son of Henry and Rebecca McWilliams.
      First rural mail carrier in Rock Springs area until 70 years old.
      Married Annie Goheen when 22 years old who died in 1910. Surviving are Mrs. Frank Goodhart, Mrs Harry Potter of Centre Hall, Mrs Ralph Musser of Mill Hall, John H. McWilliams of Louisville, KY, andHarold Johnston. Sister Mrs (Rebecca) John Bailey of Pine Grove Mills.
      Burial Monday afternoon in Graysville Cemetery.
    Buried 7 Jul 1930  Graysville, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Graysville Cemetery 
    • William E. McWilliams died July 4th, b. 3 Jul 1850 son of Henry and Rebecca McWilliams.
      First rural mail carrier in Rock Springs area until 70 years old.
      Married Annie Goheen when 22 years old who died in 1910. Surviving are Mrs. Frank Goodhart, Mrs Harry Potter of Centre Hall, Mrs Ralph Musser of Mill Hall, John H. McWilliams of Louisville, KY, andHarold Johnston. Sister Mrs (Rebecca) John Bailey of Pine Grove Mills.
      Burial Monday afternoon in Graysville Cemetery.
    Person ID I358  Goheen
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2016 

    Father Henry McWilliams,   b. 1817, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Nancy Rebecca Edmiston,   b. 21 Jan 1819, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1855, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Y  [12
    Family ID F460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Anna Goheen,   b. 17 Mar 1853, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1912  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1874  Graysville, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Address:
    Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church 
    • W.E. McWilliams of Rock Spring and Annie Goheen of Rock Spring married 26 Feb 1874, Witnesses; Arnn Wigton, Alice Gardner, Cal. Goheen.

      Potter_McWilliams
      A Very pretty, but quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of W.E. McWilliams at Rick Springs at eight 0'clock on Wednesday morning of last week, when his daughter, Miss Nancy, was united in marriage to Mr. W. Harry Pottter, of Centre Hall. Only the immediate members of both families were present.
      The beautiful ring ceremony was used and the officating minister was the Rev. H. D. Fleming of the Graysville, Presbyterian church. Mendelsohn's wedding march was played by Miss Bettie Goheen, a cousin of the bride. The bride was charmingly attired in a brown duventyne ensemble suit and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums and ... leaves and flowers.
      A wedding breakfast was served immediately following the ceremony and the happy couple left by auto for a wedding trip through the New England states. On their return they will be at the home of their many friends at Centre Hall, where the groom is actively engaged in business as representative for the the Butler Oil Sales Co. Both young people are popular among their acquaintances with whom the Gazette joins to wishing for them a long and happy voyage down the stream of life.
    Children 
     1. Joseph Milliken Goheen McWilliams,   b. 5 Sep 1875, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1923, Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Ella Bailey McWilliams,   b. 12 Nov 1878, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1901, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. John Henry McWilliams,   b. 28 Jan 1881, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1953, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Charles Stewart McWilliams,   b. 6 Mar 1884, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. Sarah Ann McWilliams,   b. 22 Dec 1885, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1964, Saint Lucie, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. William Harold McWilliams,   b. 26 Jan 1889, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1973, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Isabella Thompson Goheen McWilliams,   b. 22 Nov 1892, Reedsville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1964, Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Nancy Rebecca McWilliams,   b. 13 Aug 1896, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1961, Potter County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary, Democratic Watchman July 11, 1930 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S85] Bible Record Gardner.

    3. [S86] Bible Record McWilliams.

    4. [S1053] Census 1900, 1900 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, populatiion schedule, Ferguson twp, line 45, ED 15, family 10, page 151, William E McWilliams, NARA micropublication T623, roll 1391 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1050] Census 1860, 1860 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania population schedule, Pine Grove Mills post office, family 1133, line 15, page 418, Henry McWilliams, NARA microfilm M653, roll 1090 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1051] Census 1870, 1870 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ferguson Township, Pine Grove Mills PO, page 457, line 11, Sam'l Bailey, NARA micropublication M593, roll 1321 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census Centre County, Pennsylvavia, population schedule, Ferguson township, ED 237, family 24, line 21, page 416, W E McWilliams, NARA micropublication T9, roll 1113 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1056] Census 1910, 1910 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ferguson twp, ED 16, family 9, sheet 1, William E McWilliams, NARA micrpublication, roll 1325 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1054] Census 1930, 1930 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Centre Hall boro, ED 14-8 family 125, line 82, page 229, Frank V Goodhart, NARA micropublication T626, roll 2015 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S85] Bible Record Gardner, W. E. McWilliams died July 4, 1930.

    11. [S145] Death Certificate Pennsylvania, William Edward McWilliam; Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania; no. 67209; 1930.

    12. [S14] Obituary, Democratic Watchman July 11, 1930 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S37] Church Records, W.E. McWilliams to Annie Goheen marriage, Upper Spruce Creek Church, Graysville, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. Original record photocopy, May 2000. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S85] Bible Record Gardner, William E McWilliams & Anna S Goheen were married 26th Feb 1874.

    15. [S23] News paper, Centre Democrate, Bellefonte, PA 24 October 1924 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S1056] Census 1910, 1910 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Ferguson twp, ED 16, family 9, sheet 1, William E McWilliams, NARA microublication, roll 1325 (Reliability: 3).