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William Early Echols
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1825
Habersham County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1906
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA

In his early years he owned a grist mill powered by water in Alabama. He also worked as a shoe cobbler. He served in the Confederate Army as a nurse taking care of the wounded and helping in surgery. He established a school and used the Blueback speller and the McGuffy Reader. He was also a barber. William married 1. Margaret W Polly Beard and from that union there were nine children: Mahulda, Louisa, Susannah, Wilson, Sara, Lafayette, Robert, William and Angeline. William married 2. Sarah Carver and from that union there were two children Leander and Milton. William later married Martha Rebecca Bates. 
Family links: 
  Mahulda A Echols Bates (1849 - 1916)*
  Matilda Louise Echols Kerr (1851 - 1926)*
  Susie L Echols Goode (1852 - 1922)*
  Wilson Meredith Echols (1853 - 1950)*
  Sarah Echols Looney (1853 - 1943)*
  Lafayette Bates Echols (1856 - 1943)*
  Robert Melican Echols (1858 - 1932)*
  William Lemuel Echols (1863 - 1948)*
  Leander Martin Echols (1872 - 1925)*
  Milton Kilpatrik Echols (1873 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Thomas Harned
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47937796
William Early Echols
Added by: Thomas Harned
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