William Rountree, Ii (1760 - 1837)

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William Rountree
1760 - 1837
updated February 06, 2019
William Rountree, Ii was born in 1760 in . He died on January 1, 1837 in at age 77.

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William Rountree was born in in Virginia US

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William Rountree, Ii passed away on January 1, 1837 in at 77 years old. He was born in 1760 in . We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.
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1760 - 1837 World Events

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In 1800, at the age of 40 years old, William was alive when Alessandro Volta presented his findings about the first electrical battery, proving that electricity could be generated chemically and debunking the widely held theory that electricity was generated solely by living beings.

In 1810, he was 50 years old when on November 17th, the Anglo-Swedish War (1810–12) began. Sweden declared war on the United Kingdom. While no hostilities occurred, France had demanded that Sweden declare the war and for economic reasons, Sweden complied. Two years later, France occupied Swedish Territory and Sweden sought peace with Great Britain.

In 1815, by the time he was 55 years old, on January 18th, the Battle of New Orleans ended. General Andrew Jackson defeated a much larger invading British force in the last major battle of the War of 1812. This was after the Treaty of Ghent - signed the previous December - ended the war. But the news didn't reach the U.S. until February and the Treaty was ratified by Congress the same month. So the battle had no impact on the war.

In 1829, by the time he was 69 years old, on July 23rd, in the United States, William Burt obtained the first patent for a kind of typewriter - an earlier one had been made in Italy in 1808. The typographer, as it was called, was a rectangular wooden box 12 inches wide, 12 inches high, and 18 inches long. It worked by depressing a rotating lever so that an inked letter made contact with the paper.

In 1837, in the year of William Rountree, Ii's passing, on March 4th, Martin Van Buren was sworn in as the eighth President of the United States. Van Buren won 50.8% of the popular vote over election rival Harrison's 36.6%, largely due to Van Buren's promise to continue (previous) President Jackson's policies. But Van Buren only served one term because of the Panic of 1837 - which was due to Jackson's economic policy.

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around 1895 - Jun 9, 1917
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Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
William D Rountree
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
William M Rountree
Born: around 1920
United States
William M Rountree
Born: around 1918
Florida, United States
William T Jr Rountree
Born: around 1925
Alabama, United States
William Q Jr Rountree
Born: around 1924
Georgia, United States
William R Rountree
Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States
William S Rountree
Born: around 1915
North Carolina, United States
William J Rountree
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
William S Rountree
Born: around 1911
North Carolina, United States
William D Rountree
Born: around 1927
Virginia, United States
William H Rountree
Born: around 1921
Virginia, United States
William Rountree
Born: around 1924
United States
William A Rountree
Born: around 1918
Virginia, United States
William J Rountree
Born: around 1916
Pennsylvania, United States
William M Rountree
Born: around 1906
Texas, United States
William E Rountree
Born: around 1928
Iowa, United States
William J Rountree
Sep 6, 1932 - Oct 20, 2009
William Amiss Rountree
Sep 2, 1902 - Oct 26, 1957

Other Rountrees

James Rountree
around 1761 - Nov 8, 1848
Rebecca Rountree
around 1770 - around 1857
Mary Rountree
1772 - Oct 6, 1851
Daniel Rountree
around 1793 - January 1871
Mildred Maria Rountree
1773 - Dec 7, 1863
Thomas Hart Rountree
Mar 27, 1778 - Jul 15, 1828
Martha Rountree
Oct 1, 1778 - Jun 7, 1871
Sarah Clara Rountree
around 1784 - 1873
Isabel Rountree
Born: around 1785
Mildred Rountree
around 1786 - around 1838
William H. Rountree
Feb 13, 1784 - 1877
Richardson Rountree
1793 - May 1856
Mary Rountree
Born: around 1794
John H. Rountree
Jan 25, 1795 - August 1874
Turner Rountree
around 1797 - around 1860
William Rountree
1699 - December 1765
William B Rountree
Born: around 1820

Other Bios

James Rountree
around 1761 - Nov 8, 1848
Rebecca Rountree
around 1770 - around 1857
Mary Rountree
1772 - Oct 6, 1851
Daniel Rountree
around 1793 - January 1871
Mildred Maria Rountree
1773 - Dec 7, 1863
Thomas Hart Rountree
Mar 27, 1778 - Jul 15, 1828
Martha Rountree
Oct 1, 1778 - Jun 7, 1871
Sarah Clara Rountree
around 1784 - 1873
Isabel Rountree
Born: around 1785
Mildred Rountree
around 1786 - around 1838
William H. Rountree
Feb 13, 1784 - 1877
Richardson Rountree
1793 - May 1856
Mary Rountree
Born: around 1794
John H. Rountree
Jan 25, 1795 - August 1874
Turner Rountree
around 1797 - around 1860
Catherine Guay
around Feb 26, 1724 - around Feb 11, 1783
Lewis Lemasters
Mar 9, 1811 - around 1947
Sarah Bailey Thaxton
1788 - Feb 2, 1843
Yancey Bailey
1755 - Sep 4, 1804
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