Individual Details

William Speedy

(1789 - February 2, 1872)

William Speedy was born in Pennsylvania in 1783, his parents are unknown and were probably from Ireland or Scotland. He was in Ohio and in the War of 1812 there. He married Elizabeth Glenn, also of Ohio in 1818, they farmed and had 6 sons. William as a widow in 1850 and by 1870 was in Shell Rock Iowa with son Manford. William lived to age 89 and is buried in at Riverside Cemetery in Shell Rock, Iowa.


Birth1789Pennsylvania, United States
Military1812War of 1812 - Ohio, United States
MarriageApril 13, 1818Jefferson, Ohio, United States - Elizabeth Glenn
Census1820Ross, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1830Salem, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1840Knox, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1850Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
CivilOctober 14, 1850Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1870Shell Rock, Iowa, United States
DeathFebruary 2, 1872Shell Rock, Iowa, United States
BurialRiverside Cemetery, Shell Rock, Iowa, United States


SpouseElizabeth Glenn (1794 - 1850)
ChildThomas Speedy (1823 - 1900)
ChildJohn Speedy (1825 - 1864)
ChildClark Speedy (1831 - 1863)
ChildWilliam Speedy (1835 - 1857)
ChildManford Byron Speedy (1838 - 1914)
ChildJames Speedy (1827 - 1913)