When William Sewell was born on 1 February 1850, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Barnard Sewell, was 30 and his mother, Emily Ellett, was 33. He married Elizabeth Ann Robins on 29 August 1871, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 23 October 1921, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
from the Middle English personal name Siwal(d), Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald, from sige ‘victory’ + weald ‘rule(r)’, or the corresponding Old Norse Sigvaldr. This name later became thoroughly confused with Sewal(d), from Old English Sǣweald (see Sewall ).
habitational name from one or more places, such as Sewell (Bedfordshire), Seawell (Northamptonshire), Sywell (Northamptonshire), Showell in Steeple Barton (Oxfordshire), Showell in Little Tew (Oxfordshire), or Sowell in Kentisbeare (Devon), all meaning ‘seven springs’ (Old English seofon + wella). Compare Seawell .
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He was born in Yarmouth, England Died in Ogden, Weber, Utah Married Elizabeth Ann Robins 29 Aug 1871 Kaysville, Davis, Utah Son of Joseph Sewell and Emily Ellett Pioneers and prominent men of Utah . …
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