William Mendenhall (1778 - 1778) MP

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Birthplace: Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died
Cause of death: Died in infancy
Occupation: Teacher
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About William Mendenhall

From the book originally published in 1864 and republished in 1912 with updates:

“History, Correspondence and Pedigrees of The Mendenhalls of England, The United States and Africa, Relative To Their Common Origin and Ancestry Methodically Arranged and Elucidated, After Many Years of Diligent Inquiry and Research”

By William Mendenhall, Of Bath, England, Extended By The Addition Of Authentic Documents, and The Compilation of Tables of Pedigrees of The American Family By His Son Edward Mendenhall, Of Cincinnati, Ohio.

William Mendenhall, son of James Mendenhall and Mary Holton, was born February 7, 1778 and died the same year. The next child born, also a son, was named William in his memory. This profile is locked to prevent merging the two brothers. -------------------- From the book originally published in 1864 and republished in 1912 with updates:

“History, Correspondence and Pedigrees of The Mendenhalls of England, The United States and Africa, Relative To Their Common Origin and Ancestry Methodically Arranged and Elucidated, After Many Years of Diligent Inquiry and Research”

By William Mendenhall, Of Bath, England, Extended By The Addition Of Authentic Documents, and The Compilation of Tables of Pedigrees of The American Family By His Son Edward Mendenhall, Of Cincinnati, Ohio.

William Mendenhall was born December 17th. 1778, at Chipping, Sodbury. In 1796 he went to Jamaica, remaining there one year on a sugar plantation. In 1798 boarded Frigate La Heba as clerk until March 30th, 1800, when he taught school at Forscot and Bacham four years. In 1800 he returned to Bath and opened an academy there. In 1805 he married Anna Wood. He was the correspondent of the American family and collected the material for the first pedigree that was completed by Edward, of Cincinnati, Ohio, from which a great part of the early part of this history was secured. To William and Anna were born thirteen children, of whom 6 did not live to maturity:

  • 1. Harriet, born April 19th, 1S06. Married Chas. Dupe. No further record.
  • 2. Edward, born March, 1807. Died in infancy.
  • 3. William, born Feb., 1808. Died in infancy.
  • 4. Helen, born July 28th 1809. No further record.
  • 5. Isabelle, born March 9th, 1812. Married Hatcher.
  • 6. Elizabeth, born June 7th, 1814, Married James Williams.
  • 7. Ann, born May, 1816. Died young.
  • 8. William, born Jan. 25th, 1818. Married M. Haworth, also a second wife
  • and went to Port Natal, South Africa.
  • 9. Edward, born April 25th, 1820. (Publisher of first Mendenhall history.)
  • 10. Henry, born Nov. 17th, 1821. Died March 26th, 1846; not married.
  • 11. Ann, born Dec. 11th, 1823. Married R. James and moved to South Africa
  • with her brother William.
  • 12. Laura, born Dec. 6th, 1826. Died young.
  • 13. Julia, born July 16th, 1828. Died young.
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William Mendenhall's Timeline

1778
February 7, 1778
Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
1778
1796
1796
- 1798
Jamaica
1798
1798
- 1800
Frigate Le Heba
1800
1800
- present
Forscot and Bachman academies
1806
April 19, 1806
1807
March, 1807
1808
February, 1808
1809
July 28, 1809
1812
March 9, 1812