William U. Stott

1 March 1867–13 January 1903 (Age 35)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of William U.

When William U. Stott was born on 1 March 1867, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Clement Stott, was 34 and his mother, Emily Urch, was 33. He married Viola E. Smith on 15 March 1892, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Independence Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 13 January 1903, in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 35.

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William U. Stott
Viola E. Smith
Marriage: 15 March 1892
LaVerne William Stott
Flora Lillian Stott

Spouse and Children


    Viola E. Smith


15 March 1892
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Emily Urch




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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cattleman, from Middle English stott ‘steer’, ‘bullock’. The term was also occasionally used in Middle English of a horse or of a heifer (and so as a term of abuse for a woman), and these senses may also lie behind some examples of the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Stott in household of Clement Stott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Stott in household of Clement Stott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William U. Stott, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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