William McKee Fausett

6 January 1806–6 September 1896 (Age 90)
Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William McKee

When William McKee Fausett was born on 6 January 1806, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard P Fausett, was 37 and his mother, Mary McKee, was 31. He married Matilda Caroline Butcher on 2 March 1826, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1820. In 1846, at the age of 40, his occupation is listed as bishop lds in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. He died on 6 September 1896, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McKee Fausett
Matilda Caroline Butcher
Marriage: 2 March 1826
Nancy Mariah Fausett
Martha Jane Fausett
Rebecca Narcissus Fausett
Mary Ann Fausett
Harriet Catherine Fausett
Sarah Louisa Fausett
Amanda Caroline Fausett
Joseph Smith Fausett
William Calvin Fausett
Isaac Romanzo Fausett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1826Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fawcett .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Matilda Caroline Butcher A Life Sketch, Compiled by Mildred Fausett Ellis, 1972

    Matilda Caroline Butcher was born 13 Aug 1809, in Madison County, Kentucky, daughter of Isaac Butcher and Narcissus Rebecca Rentfro. She was the second of eleven children. Her Butcher and Rentfro an …

    Sources (49)

    • Wm Faucett, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Fausset, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Wm. M. Tausett in entry for Harriet Catherine Bean, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" (1912)

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