William Joseph Etherton, Sr.

Born: December 27, 1857 in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois

Died: September 8, 1935 in Edinburg, Christian County, Illinois

Buried: Edinburg Cemetery, Christian County, Illinois

Lived: 77 years 8 months 12 days

yDNA: R-M269 (inferred)


Parents

Father:William Carroll Etherton (1834/IL - 1897/IL)

Mother:Miamah Helen Reynolds (1838/IL - 1917)


Siblings

Brother: John C Etherton+ (1857/IL - 1934/IL)

Brother: Harmon Etherton (1860 - 1863)

Brother: James M Etherton+ (1862/IL - 1938/IL)

Sister: Cynthia A Etherton+ (1864/IL - 1916/IL)

Brother: Monroe J Etherton+ (1867/IL - 1947/IL)

Sister: Mary C Etherton+ (1868/IL - 1963)

Brother: Samuel M Etherton (1870/IL - 1873/IL)

Sister: Sophia J Etherton (1872 - 1875)

Sister: Julia L Etherton+ (1875/IL - 1960)

Brother: Charles A Etherton+ (1879/IL - 1966/IL)

Brother: Homer D Etherton+ (1881/IL - 1966)


Spouse

Name: Catherine Dennison (1857 - )

  Date: 11/30/1876 (age: 18 years 11 months 3 days)

  Place: Jackson County, Illinois

Name: Carolyn Queen (1858/IL - 1889/IL)

  Date: 09/02/1880 (age: 22 years 8 months 6 days) - 10/05/1889 (death/spouse, 9 years 1 month 3 days)

  Place: Jackson County, Illinois

Name: Jennie Miller (1873/IL - 1965)

  Date: 10/20/1891 (age: 33 years 9 months 23 days) - 09/08/1935 (death, 43 years 10 months 19 days)

  Place: Jackson County, Illinois


Children

Son: Harvey Etherton+ (1882/IL - 1963/GA)

Daughter: Maude Etherton (1884 - 1907)

Daughter: Nora B Etherton (1885/IL - 1919)

Son: William J Etherton+ (1887/IL - 1956)

Daughter: Ora Etherton+ (1889/IL - 1976)

Son: Noah Etherton (1895 - 1895/IL)

Daughter: Ruth Etherton+ (1897/IL - )

Daughter: Ellen Etherton (1900/IL - 1920/IL)


Sources/Contributors

1870 Jackson County IL Census

William Etherton & Catherine Dennison Marriage Register, 1876

1880 Jackson County IL Census

William Etherton & Caroline Queen Register of Marriage, 1880

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900

Harvey Etherton Certificate of Birth, 1943

Ora Etherton Delayed Certificate of Birth, 1947

A Genealogical History of 3 Pioneer Families of Jackson County, Illinois

Sherry Kyle


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