William Chugg

1885–9 May 1941 (Age 56)
Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of William

When William Chugg was born in 1885, in Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, William James Chugg, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Harris, was 21. He married Louise Sommer on 16 February 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in San Joaquin Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1930 and American Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940. He died on 9 May 1941, at the age of 56, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Chugg
Louise Sommer
Marriage: 16 February 1909
Clara Chugg

Spouse and Children

16 February 1909


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 5

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): possibly a variant of Chuck .2 Possibly an altered spelling of the Austrian (Tyrolean) surname Tschugg, from Romansh tschugg ‘mountain ridge’ (from Latin iugum ‘yoke’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a ridge or pass.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Chugg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Chugg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Chuggs, "United States Census, 1920"

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