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William Gormly
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1817
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1895
Crawfordsville
Washington County
Iowa, USA

William was the first born, out of 6, (that lived, he had an unknown number of siblings that died in infancy) to Thomas and Hannah (Stewart) Gormly. His parents were both born in Ireland, but met and married in, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

William married 1st to, Nancy McCahon, in 1846, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Nancy was the daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth (Unknown) McCahon. Nancy was born in Ireland. And suffered the loss of her Mother, when Elizabeth jumped off of the ship, as it was docking in the harbor. Nancy died in 1852, probably due to complications from childbirth. William and Nancy were the parents of 4 children.

John McCahon Gormly 1847 - bef 1925
Thomas Reed Gormly 1848 - 1865
Hannah J Gormly 1850 -
Elizabeth Gormly 1852 -

William married 2nd to, Susan Jane Harreld, on Feb 23 1854, in Washington County, Iowa. Susan was the daughter of John D and Sarah (Hudson) Harreld. Sarah's Mother "could" lead to the fame of Henry Hudson. And her father "is" 2nd cousin once removed to President/Governor/Senator/General Sam Houston. William and Susan gave an issue of 7.

Anna Mariah Gormly [McKee]
Mary E Gormly [Moore]
Robert C Gormly
William S Gormly (died in infancy)
William Gormly
Luther Gormly (twin)
Calvin Gormly (twin)

William Gormly was a farmer and owned 120 acres in Crawford twp. Washington co., Iowa.
His death notice was printed in the Washington Eve. Journal, Dec. 31, 1895, and stated his said his was the largest funeral ever held in Crawfordsville.
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Thanks in part, for his collaboritive efforts, of this memorial, goes to: Jerry Sanner 47394587.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susan Jane Harreld Gormly (1828 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Reed Gormly (1848 - 1873)*
  Anna Mariah Gormly McKee (1855 - 1933)*
  William S Gormly (1856 - 1857)*
  Mary E Gormly Moore (1857 - 1932)*
  Robert Gormly (1859 - 1933)*
  Luther Gormly (1864 - 1925)*
  Calvin Gormly (1864 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crawfordsville Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Washington County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: evilC
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98165085
William Gormly
Added by: E_Mitchell
 
 
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