Born: Oc­to­ber 5, 1833, War­ren Coun­ty, New Jer­sey.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 26, 1896, Phil­lips­burg, New Jer­sey.

Buried: Un­ion Ce­me­te­ry, Fines­ville, New Jer­sey.


William was the son of Chris­tian To­mer and Ruth Dan­iels.

He stu­died sing­ing and sang in the choir in Fines­ville, New Jer­sey, and be­gan teach­ing school at age 17.

He served in the Un­ion ar­my in the Am­er­ican ci­vil war

After the war, he worked as a clerk in Wash­ing­ton, DC, was mu­sic di­rect­or for Grace Me­tho­dist Epis­co­pal Church, and taught school in New Car­pen­ters­ville and Green­wich, New Je­rsey.

He was liv­ing in Green­wich as of 1880.



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