William English (1895 - 1980)

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William English
1895 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
William English was born on June 2, 1895. He died in April 1980 at 84 years of age. We know that William English had been residing in Florida 32705.


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William English died in April 1980 at age 84. He was born on June 2, 1895. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William English had been residing in Florida 32705.
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In 1895, in the year that William English was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1906, William was merely 11 years old when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1916, at the age of 21 years old, William was alive when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1924, William was 29 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1980, in the year of William English's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Mississippi, United States
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Alfonce English
Jun 1, 1918 - Nov 20, 1997
Pensacola, FL
John English
Mar 28, 1921 - August 1985
Metairie, Louisiana
Constance C English
Oct 31, 1923 - Feb 6, 2003
Bartow, FL
Hazel C English
Feb 4, 1902 - Feb 12, 2002
Bradenton, FL
James M English
Sep 3, 1918 - Jun 7, 2005
Miami, FL
James D English
May 20, 1923 - Jan 10, 1995
Orange City, FL
Gloria B English
Jul 4, 1926 - May 15, 2000
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Talmage English
Feb 18, 1905 - September 1978
Dolphus English
Oct 17, 1894 - February 1972
Ariton, Alabama
Carl E English
Apr 7, 1906 - Mar 14, 1992
Ned English
Jun 30, 1957 - May 17, 1997
Clara Broadhead English
Dec 17, 1922 - Mar 28, 2009
Stone Mountain, Florida
Laura L English
Feb 23, 1962 - Feb 20, 2004
Tyler, TX
David F English
Mar 28, 1931 - Jun 2, 2007
Lecanto, FL
Richard Leighton English
Feb 26, 1929 - May 25, 2009
Fruitland Park, Florida
Annie M English
Apr 16, 1955 - Nov 7, 2010
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Arthur M English
Feb 8, 1903 - Feb 15, 1994
Milton, FL
Annelle W English
Jul 29, 1932 - Dec 10, 1996
Greenville, FL
Maggie English
May 24, 1897 - December 1986
Murray, Kentucky
Rachel English
Jan 5, 1895 - November 1982
Cantonment, Florida

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Lakeland, Florida
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