William Mendenhall (1818 - d.) MP

‹ Back to Mendenhall surname

Is your surname Mendenhall?

Research the Mendenhall family

William Mendenhall's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England
Death: Died in South Africa
Occupation: Laceman and glover
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
Last Updated:

About William Mendenhall

William Mendenhall was born Jan. 25th, 1818 in England and died in South Africa, most likely in Natal. He was the son of William Mendenhall and Anna Wood.

William married (1). Married Mary Haworth and had four children. After Mary died, he married (2) Louisa Dickinson, July 26th, 1859, at Bath, England, and sailed for Port Natal, South Africa, two days later. Great Britain was in the midst of a depression in the 1840s, causing many millions of her inhabitants to emigrate, mainly to the United States, Canada and Australia. Natal received a small percentage of these emigrating masses.William and Louisa had four children, all born in South Africa.

William appeared in Silverthorne's 1841 Bath Directory:

  • Mendenhall William, jun., Laceman & Glover, 7, Corridor

William appeared in the UK 1841 Census:

  • 7 Richmond Place, Walcot, Walcot, Bath, Somerset.
  • Mendenhall, William, 20(to 25 years), M(ale), Lace Maker, Y(es - Born in County).

Children of William Mendenhall and first wife, Mary Howerth, all born in England:

  • 1. William, who died when a boy.
  • 2. Mary Ann, born Sept. 20th, 1848.
  • 3. Kate, born Nov. 18th, 1850.
  • 4. Emily, born Oct. 23rd, 1852.

Children of William Mendenhall and second wife, Louisa Dickinson, all born in Africa:

  • 1. William
  • 2. Edward George
  • 3. Laura Grace
  • 4. Helen

Links to additional material:

view all 12

William Mendenhall's Timeline

1818
January 25, 1818
Bath, Somerset, England
1844
March 24, 1844
Age 26
Bath, Somerset, England
1845
February 10, 1845
Age 27
Bath, Somerset, England
1848
September 20, 1848
Age 30
Bath, Somerset, England
1850
October 23, 1850
Age 32
Bath, Somerset, England
1852
October 23, 1852
Age 34
1859
July 26, 1859
Age 41
Bath, England
1861
January 30, 1861
Age 43
Natal, South Africa
1862
June 22, 1862
Age 44
South Africa
1864
November 18, 1864
Age 46
South Africa