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Rev William Arthur
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1796, Ireland
Death: Oct. 27, 1875

Father of US President Chester Arthur. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to Canada as a young man. In 1821, he married Malvina Stone, and they had 9 children, with Chester being their fifth child. William Arthur became a Baptist preacher in 1828 and pastored 11 churches in Vermont and New York in the years following. He was also a co-founder of the New York Antislavery Society. (bio by: Mike Reed) 
Family links: 
  Malvina Stone Arthur (1802 - 1869)
  Regina Malvina Arthur Caw (1822 - 1910)*
  Jane Arthur (1824 - 1842)*
  Almeda Arthur Masten (1826 - 1899)*
  Ann Eliza Arthur (1828 - 1915)*
  Chester Alan Arthur (1829 - 1886)*
  Malvina Arthur Haynesworth (1832 - 1920)*
  William Arthur (1834 - 1915)*
  George Arthur (1836 - 1838)*
  Mary Arthur McElroy (1841 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Behind President Arthur's grave
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Reed
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6792325
Rev William Arthur
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Rev William Arthur
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Rev William Arthur
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- bob tarte
 Added: Aug. 7, 2016
Such an honor to honor Rev William Arthur from an Arthur Family Researcher
- Pat France
 Added: Aug. 2, 2016
Honoring the husband of my 4th cousin.
- Kevin Lufkin
 Added: Dec. 8, 2014
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