William Madison Wall Jr

19 October 1847–26 February 1926 (Age 78)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William Madison

When William Madison Wall Jr was born on 19 October 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Madison Wall, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Haws, was 24. He married Martha Jane Mecham on 25 November 1869. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Mountain Dell, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 26 February 1926, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Madison Wall Jr
Martha Jane Mecham
Marriage: 25 November 1869
Eva Maybell Wall
Nancy Isabel Wall
Wilmurth Lamaudy Wall
Eliza Helen Wall
William Madison Wall
Susan Vilate Wall
Clara Plant
Lewis Wall
Emma Elizabeth Wall
Marion Amasa Wall
Mary Jane Wall
Doris Annette Wall
Isaac Wallace Wall
Marjorie Wall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1869
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Middle English wall ‘wall’, Old English wall, weall, from Latin vallum ‘rampart, palisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Wall (Staffordshire).English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).Irish (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of de Valle (Gaelicized form de Bhál), the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel web site

    The included web site references William Wall Jr having experienced the Mormon migration as part of the Warren Foote Company. He was 2 years old at departure. https://history.lds.org/overlandtravel/p …

    Sources (37)

    • Wm Wall in household of Wm Wall, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Wm Wall in entry for Wallace Wall, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Wm Madison Wall in entry for Wallace Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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