Still, William

William Still, engraving, detail
Life span
10/07/1821—07/14/1902

Life Summary

Full name
  William Still
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Siblings
  18
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  4
Family
 
Levin Still (father, formerly Levin Steel), Charity Still (mother, changed name from Cidney to Charity), Peter Still (brother), Letitia Still (wife, formerly Letitia George), Caroline Still (daughter), William Still (son), Frances Still (son), Latitia Still (daughter)
Occupation
  Businessman
  Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
  Free black

Census Snapshot

Household Size in 1860
  14
Children in 1860
  4
Occupation in 1860
  Clerk
Residence in 1860
Wealth in 1860
  1500
Marital status in 1860
  Married

Note Cards

Major Topics

Documents

Addressee
 
Date Title
04/19/1848 Mary B. Thomas to William Still, April 19, 1848
02/03/1851 Seth Concklin to William Still, February 3, 1851
02/18/1851 Seth Concklin to William Still, February 18, 1851
03/31/1851 N. R. Johnston to William Still, March 31, 1851
04/01/1851 N. R. Johnston to William Still, April 1, 1851
04/10/1851 Levi Coffin to William Still, April 10, 1851
05/01/1851 Miss Theodocia Gilbert to William Still, May 1, 1851
05/11/1851 Levi Coffin to William Still, May 11, 1851
08/06/1851 B. McKiernon to William Still, August 6, 1851
01/01/1853 John Henry Hill to William Still, 1853
10/04/1853 John Henry Hill to William Still, October 4, 1853
10/30/1853 John Henry Hill to William Still, October 30, 1853
11/12/1853 John Henry Hill to William Still, November 12, 1853
12/29/1853 John Henry Hill to William Still, December 29, 1853
01/19/1854 John Henry Hill to William Still, January 19, 1854
02/20/1854 Issac Forman to William Still, February 20, 1854
02/20/1854 Solomon Brown to William Still, February 20, 1854
03/06/1854 John Clayton to William Still, March 6, 1854
03/08/1854 John Henry Hill to William Still, March 8, 1854
03/17/1854 James M. Mercer to William Still, March 17, 1854
03/18/1854 John Henry Hill to William Still, March 18, 1854
04/01/1854 John Henry Hill to William Still, April 1, 1854
05/07/1854 Issac Forman to William Still, May 7, 1854
05/15/1854 William Henry Gilliam to William Still, May 15, 1854
06/08/1854 William Henry Gilliam to William Still, June 8, 1854
06/22/1854 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, June 22, 1854
06/27/1854 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, June 27, 1854
07/24/1854 Hiram Wilson to William Still, July 24, 1854
08/01/1854 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, August 1, 1854
08/04/1854 W. H. Atkins to William Still, August 4, 1854
09/04/1854 John Atkinson to William Still, September 4, 1854
09/14/1854 John Henry Hill to William Still, September 14, 1854
09/28/1854 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, September 28, 1854
10/03/1854 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, October 3, 1854
10/05/1854 John Atkinson to William Still, October 5, 1854
10/05/1854 W. H. Atkins to William Still, October 5, 1854
10/16/1854 Ellen Saunders to William Still, October 16, 1854
10/20/1854 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, October 20, 1854
01/01/1855 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, January 1, 1855
01/01/1855 Samuel W. Johnson to William Still, 1855
01/07/1855 John Henry Hill to William Still, January 7, 1855
01/25/1855 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, January 25, 1855
01/25/1855 J. B. Smith to William Still, January 25, 1855
02/15/1855 Sheridan Ford to William Still, February 15, 1855
03/14/1855 Emma Brown to William Still, March 14, 1855
03/25/1855 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, March 25, 1855
04/16/1855 Joseph Robinson to William Still, April 16, 1855
06/01/1855 Albert Metter to William Still, June 1, 1855
06/23/1855 Thomas Bayne to William Still, June 23, 1855
06/28/1855 Hiram Wilson to William Still, June 28, 1855
07/02/1855 Hiram Wilson to William Still, July 2, 1855
07/06/1855 Hiram Wilson to William Still, July 6, 1855
08/01/1855 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, August 1, 1855
08/17/1855 S. H. Gay to William Still, August 17, 1855
08/20/1855 Hiram Wilson to William Still, August 20, 1855
08/20/1855 Samuel Miles to William Still, August 20, 1855
09/01/1855 N. R. Johnston to William Still, September 1, 1855
09/09/1855 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, September 9, 1855
09/09/1855 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, September 9, 1855
10/06/1855 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, October 6, 1855
10/12/1855 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, October 12, 1855
10/15/1855 Frances Hilliard to William Still, October 15, 1855
10/28/1855 Miss. G. A. Lewis to William Still, October 28, 1855
10/29/1855 Miss. G. A. Lewis to William Still, October 29, 1855
11/10/1855 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, November 10, 1855
11/12/1855 Henry Washington to William Still, November 12, 1855
11/21/1855 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 21, 1855
11/26/1855 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, November 26, 1855
11/29/1855 Elijah Funk Pennypacker to William Still, November 29, 1855
12/19/1855 Thomas Garrett to William Still, December 19, 1855
12/26/1855 N. R. Johnston to William Still, December 26, 1855
12/26/1855 Thomas Garrett to William Still, December 26, 1855
01/22/1856 Mrs. Brittion to William Still, January 22, 1856
01/28/1856 Agnes Willis to William Still, January 28, 1856
03/07/1856 Anthony and Albert Brown to William Still, March 7, 1856
03/23/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, March 23, 1856
03/23/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, March 23, 1856
03/24/1856 Joseph C. Bustill to William Still, March 24, 1856
03/25/1856 John Hall to William Still, March 25, 1856
03/31/1856 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, March 31, 1856
04/03/1856 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, April 3, 1856
04/23/1856 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, April 23, 1856
04/28/1856 Joseph C. Bustill to William Still, April 28, 1856
05/11/1856 Thomas Garrett to James Miller McKim and William Still, May 11, 1856
05/31/1856 Joseph C. Bustill to William Still, May 31, 1856
06/01/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, June 1, 1856
06/05/1856 James H. Forman to William Still, June 5, 1856
06/26/1856 Anthony Brown to William Still, June 26, 1856
07/19/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, July 19, 1856
07/24/1856 James H. Forman to William Still, July 24, 1856
07/30/1856 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, July 30, 1856
07/31/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, July 31, 1856
08/09/1856 Robert Jones to William Still, August 9, 1856
08/11/1856 Daniel Robertson to William Still, August 11, 1856
08/15/1856 John Henry Hill to William Still, August 15, 1856
08/18/1856 N. Coryell to William Still, August 18, 1856
09/12/1856 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, September 12, 1856
09/15/1856 Hiram Wilson to William Still, September 15, 1856
09/15/1856 John Hall to William Still, September 15, 1856
09/15/1856 John Henry Hill to William Still, September 15, 1856
09/18/1856 Henry James Morris to William Still, September 18, 1856
09/26/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, September 26, 1856
09/28/1856 Jefferson Pipkins to William Still, September 28, 1856
09/29/1856 John Hall to William Still, September 29, 1856
09/29/1856 Mr. N. Coryell to William Still, September 29, 1856
10/05/1856 Jermain Wesley Loguen to William Still, October 5, 1856
10/18/1856 Rebecca Jones to William Still, October 18, 1856
10/28/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, October 28, 1856
11/04/1856 Thomas Garrett to James Miller McKim and William Still, November 4, 1856
11/06/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 6, 1856
12/09/1856 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, December 9, 1856
12/15/1856 L. D. Mansfield to William Still, December 15, 1856
12/18/1856 N. R. Johnston to William Still, December 18, 1856
12/23/1856 John Hall to William Still, December 23, 1856
01/01/1857 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, January 1, 1857
01/01/1857 William Jones to William Still, January 1, 1857
01/02/1857 Mr. N. Coryell to William Still, January 2, 1857
01/05/1857 John Henry Hill to William Still, January 5, 1857
01/06/1857 John Thompson to William Still, January 6, 1857
02/25/1857 Thomas F. Page to William Still, February 25, 1857
03/23/1857 William Brinkly to William Still, March 23, 1857
03/27/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, March 27, 1857
04/01/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, April 1, 1857
04/25/1857 Lewis Cobb to William Still, April 25, 1857
05/04/1857 L. D. Mansfield to William Still, May 4, 1857
05/24/1857 J. W. C. Pennington to William Still, May 24, 1854
05/27/1857 G. S. Nelson to William Still, May 27, 1857
06/02/1857 Lewis Cobb to William Still, June 2, 1857
06/09/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, June 9, 1857
06/15/1857 Agnes Willis to William Still, June 15, 1857
06/21/1857 Perry H. Trusty to William Still, June 21, 1857
07/08/1857 E. L. Stevens to William Still, July 8, 1857
07/12/1857 Jacob Bigelow (William Penn) to William Still, July 12, 1857
07/13/1857 E. L. Stevens to William Still, July 13, 1857
07/20/1857 Richard Edons to William Still, July 20, 1857
07/28/1857 Elijah Hilton to William Still, July 28, 1857
07/29/1857 Manual T. White to William Still, July 29, 1857
08/12/1857 Hiram Wilson to William Still, August 12, 1857
09/06/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, September 6, 1857
09/19/1857 Earro Weems to William Still, September 19, 1857
10/18/1857 John Augusta to William Still, October 18, 1857
10/25/1857 John Delaney (Oscar Ball) to William Still, October 25, 1857
10/31/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, October 31, 1857
11/01/1857 John H. Dade to William Still, November 1, 1857
11/05/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 5, 1857
11/06/1857 Miss G. A. Lewis to William Still, November 6, 1857
11/07/1857 Elijah Funk Pennypacker to William Still, November 7, 1857
11/07/1857 Joseph Ball to William Still, November 7, 1857
11/14/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 14, 1857
11/21/1857 John Delaney (Oscar Ball) to William Still, November 21, 1857
11/25/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 25, 1857
11/25/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, November 25, 1857
12/17/1857 William Brady to William Still, December 17, 1857
02/05/1858 Thomas Garrett to William Still, February 5, 1858
02/10/1858 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, February 10, 1858
03/01/1858 Edmund Turner to William Still, March 1, 1858
03/22/1858 Flarece P. Gault to William Still, March 22, 1858
04/03/1858 N. R. Johnston to William Still, April 3, 1858
05/06/1858 Hiram Wilson and Orlando J. Hunt to William Still, May 6, 1858
05/15/1858 Louisa F. Jones to William Still, May 15, 1858
06/05/1858 John Henry Hill to William Still, June 5, 1858
06/09/1858 William Cooper to William Still, June 9, 1858
06/10/1858 Nat Ambie to William Still, June 10, 1858
06/13/1858 Anonymous to William Still, June 13, 1858
06/22/1858 Edmund Turner to William Still, June 22, 1858
07/11/1858 Ezra L. Stevens to William Still, July 11, 1858
07/19/1858 George Ballard to William Still, July 19, 1858
08/15/1858 John B. Woods to William Still, August 15, 1858
08/21/1858 Thomas Garrett to William Still, August 21, 1858
08/25/1858 Thomas Garrett to William Still, August 25, 1858
09/06/1858 Thomas Garrett to William Still and James Miller McKim, September 6, 1858
10/06/1858 Thomas F. Page to William Still, October 6, 1858
10/16/1858 Israel Whitney to William Still, October 16, 1858
11/21/1858 Thomas Garrett to William Still and James Miller McKim, November 21, 1858
11/30/1858 Hiram Wilson to William Still, November 30, 1858
12/26/1858 Jacob Blockson to William Still, December 26, 1858
02/02/1859 Lewis Burrell to William Still, February 2, 1859
08/25/1859 Thomas Garrett to William Still, August 25, 1859
08/27/1859 Stepney Brown to William Still, August 27, 1859
09/01/1859 John Scott to William Still, September 1, 1859
11/03/1859 William Donar to William Still, November 3, 1859
11/21/1859 Mrs. M. Brooks to William Still, November 21, 1859
12/07/1859 Mrs. M. Brooks to William Still, December 7, 1859
12/12/1859 Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, December 12, 1859
01/01/1860 Thomas Bayne to William Still, January 1860
01/02/1860 Mrs. M. Brooks to William Still, January 2, 1860
03/03/1860 John William Dungy to William Still, March 3, 1860
03/03/1860 Stepney Brown to William Still, March 3, 1860
03/16/1860 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, March 16, 1860
04/20/1860 John William Dungy to William Still, April 20, 1860
05/03/1860 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, May 3, 1860
06/06/1860 John W. Jones to William Still, June 6, 1860
06/08/1860 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, June 8, 1860
10/17/1860 Ham & Eggs to William Still, October 17, 1860
10/18/1860 A Slave to William Still, October 18, 1860
10/25/1860 Stepney Brown to William Still, October 25, 1860
12/01/1860 Thomas Garrett to William Still, December 1, 1860
12/21/1860 John Thompson to William Still, December 21, 1860
12/28/1860 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, December 28, 1860
01/11/1861 John William Dungy to William Still, January 11, 1861
02/16/1861 C. A. to William Still, February 16, 1861
03/18/1861 Thomas Bayne to William Still, March 18, 1861
05/02/1861 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, May 2, 1861
09/17/1862 William H. Hardwick to William Still, September 17, 1862
09/23/1862 Abigail Goodwin to William Still, September 23, 1862
10/10/1862 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, October 10, 1862
01/23/1864 Thomas Garrett to William Still, January 23, 1864
11/07/1871 John Hunn to William Still, November 7, 1871
12/04/1871 William Whipper to William Still, December 4, 1871
01/01/1872 Daniel Bonsall to William Still, 1872

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