William Preston

10 February 1860–6 January 1921 (Age 60)
Norwood, Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William

When William Preston was born on 10 February 1860, in Norwood, Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, his father, Samuel Preston, was 34 and his mother, Louisa Coe, was 32. He married Annie Heaver Clarke on 10 October 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clifton, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 6 January 1921, in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Preston
Annie Heaver Clarke
Marriage: 10 October 1882
Lorin William Preston
Elizabeth Louise Preston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    Age 9
    1877 · Brigham Young's Last Public Sermon
    Age 17
    In 1877, Brigham Young gave his last public sermon in Brigham City.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from one of the many places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.occasionally from Middle English prest + son ‘son of the priest’. Priests were forbidden marriage but many produced illegitimate offspring.

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

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    Life Sketch of William Preston

    The Preston Family of Weston, Idaho In 1868, a family by the name of Preston traveled across the plains with the William S. Seeley Pioneer Company. The father, Samuel Preston (age 42) and his wife Lo …

    Sources (20)

    • Kevin William Preston in household of Annie Clark Preston, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Preston in entry for Lorin William Preston, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Wm Preston, "United States Census, 1920"

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