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William Cyrus Orcutt (1840 - 1882)

William Cyrus Orcutt
Born in Oneida County, New York, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 42 in New York, United Statesmap
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William Orcutt was born in about 1840. He died in 1882 and is buried in Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, New York.

According to his descendent Lucille Ball, he was the father of five sets of twins. He left them orphans at age 42.[1]


  1. Lucille Ball (1996, posthumous) Love, Lucy, New York: Putnam, p. 14.
  • Census

"New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2016), William Orcott in household of Cyrus Orcott, E.D. 2, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing p. , line #10, family #188, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 479,635.

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), William Orcutt, New York, United States; citing p. 14, family 134, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,411.

"New York State Census, 1875," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 June 2016), William Orcutt, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing p. 39, line 33, State Library, Albany; FHL microfilm 479,645.

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 September 2017), William Orcott, Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 66, sheet 546A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0816; FHL microfilm 1,254,816.

  • Military Service

"United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), William Orcutt, Sergeant, Company , 52nd Regiment, New York Infantry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M551 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 107; FHL microfilm 882,163.

  • Military Pension

"United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 April 2015), William Orcutt, 1879.

  • Burial

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), William Cyrus Orcutt, 1882; Burial, Mayville, Chautauqua, New York, United States of America, Mayville Cemetery; citing record ID 13647812, Find a Grave,

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