William Henry Batchelor

5 April 1833–15 June 1908 (Age 75)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

William Henry Batchelor was born on 5 April 1833, in London, England, United Kingdom as the son of Henry Batchelor and Jessie Bliss. He married Martha Ann Appleby on 5 May 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Castle Rock, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 15 June 1908, in Henefer, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Henefer Cemetery, Henefer, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Batchelor
Rose Helen Shill
Marriage: 28 November 1878
Henry Webb Batchelor
Oscar Denis Batchelor
Laura Shill Batchelor
Bertha Bliss Batchelor
William Horace Batchelor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Removal of Menagerie from the Tower of London
    Age 1
    The royal menagerie was something more of a zoo with different types of animals and was removed from the tower in 1835.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1855 · London's First Pillar Box
    Age 22
    The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.

    Name Meaning

    English: status name for a young knight or novice at arms, Middle English and Old French bacheler (medieval Latin baccalarius). The word had already been extended to mean ‘(young) unmarried man’ by the 14th century, but it is unlikely that many bearers of the surname derive from the word in that sense.History: The Reverend Stephen Bachiler (c. 1561–1656) was a Puritan nonconformist, born in Hampshire, England, who came to New England in 1632, at the age of 71. In 1638/9 he was the leader of the founders of Hampton, NH.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • William H Batchelor, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William Batchelor in entry for William H Batchelor and Alice Conley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wm Batchelor in entry for Laura Batchelor Burns, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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