Tansom, William C (b1837)


William was born in May 1837 at Southampton, Hampshire, to parents William D Tansom, who worked the land (1841), and Sarah.

Before entering the ministry William was a mason’s labourer (1861). He emigrated to USA in 1865 and continued as a minister.

He married Lizzie M Dude (b abt1855) on 25 December 1874 at Tamworth, New Hampshire.

He married Nancy M Bean (1837-1919) on 24 February 1899 at Effingham, New Hampshire, USA. This was Nancy’s third marriage.


  • 1862 Peterborough
  • 1863 Lisburn
  • 1864 Portadown
  • 1865 disappears


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

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