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William Henry Race

Male 1827 - 1872  (44 years)


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  • Name William Henry Race 
    Born 21 November 1827  Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 8 October 1828  St Thomas Lutheran Church, Churchtown Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William Henry, of John Race & Margareth. Witnesses: William Race & Betsy Smith [grandparents]
    Died 30 March 1872  Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1860 Federal Census. Potter, Yates County, New York.
      Roll 885, page 863
      Post Office Potter. 18 Jun 1860.
      Wm. H. Race, 32, day laborer, $150 personal estate
      Julia E. Race, 22
      Chas H. Race, 3
      Wm. E Race, 2
      George Race, 3 months
      All were born in NY.

      1865 New York Census. Potter Township, District 2, Yates County
      William H. Race, 37, 1 marriage, laborer
      Elizabeth Race, 26, wife, 4 children, 1 marriage
      Charles H. Race, 8, child
      William E. Race, 7, child
      George S. Race, 5, child
      Rosetta Race 3 years 5 months, child
      William and Elizabeth were born in Columbia County, the others in Yates County.

      1870 Federal Census. Potter, Yates County, New York.
      Roll 1120, page 584B
      Post Office Rushville
      William Race, 43, farm laborer
      Elizabeth Race, 33, keeping house, $300 real estate
      Chas. H. Race, 11
      William Race, 9
      George Race, 8
      Rosetta Race, 7
      Norman Race, 5
      Lester Race, 2
      All born in New York.

      Death certificate Kent County, Michigan states that William died of Erysipelas on March 30 1872 in Byron Township. He was 45 years 4 months and 2 days old. He was born in Columbia county, New York, a farmer and his parents were John W. Race (died in Yates County, NY) and mother Margaret Race of Wyoming Township, Michigan.
    Person ID I18886  Schirado
    Last Modified 22 March 2015 

    Father John W. Race,   b. 22 February 1803, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 June 1869, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Margaretha Thompson,   b. 1807, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1884, Croton Township, Newaygo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years) 
    Married about 1825 
    Family ID F4786  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Julia Elizabeth Cook,   b. 30 October 1838, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 1895, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 15 September 1855 
    Children 
    +1. Charles Henry Race,   b. 23 October 1856, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 November 1915, Saranac, Ionia County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. William Edward Race,   b. 23 November 1857, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 November 1951, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +3. George S. Race,   b. 17 February 1860, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1913, Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Rosetta Race,   b. 20 November 1861, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 January 1917, Butte, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Ella J. Race,   b. 6 September 1863, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 October 1864, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +6. Norman Chester Race,   b. 13 September 1865, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 June 1898, Coral, Montcalm County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +7. Lester James Race,   b. 29 November 1867, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1913, Saranac, Ionia County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +8. Lewis Walter Race,   b. 6 November 1872, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 September 1964, Ogden, Weber County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Family ID F5657  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] (Rhinebeck NY: Kinship, 1969).


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