William MacArthur (1796 - 1875)

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Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Died in Newtonville, New York, United States
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About William MacArthur

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)

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Rev. William Arthur's Timeline

1796
December 5, 1796
Ireland
1821
April 12, 1821
Age 24
Dunham, Quebec, Canada
1822
March 8, 1822
Age 25
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States
1824
March 14, 1824
Age 27
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States
1826
January 22, 1826
Age 29
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States
1828
January 1, 1828
Age 31
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States
1829
October 5, 1829
Age 32
Fairfield, Vermont, United States
1834
May 28, 1834
Age 37
1836
May 24, 1836
Age 39
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States
1841
July 5, 1841
Age 44
Greenwich Washington County New York