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 William Gormly

William Gormly

Birth
Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Dec 1895 (aged 78)
Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Burial Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 98165085 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: evilC
  • Added: 2 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98165085
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Gormly (3 Sep 1817–30 Dec 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98165085, citing Crawfordsville Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by evilC (contributor 47843212) .