Armenia Willey

Female13 September 1881–13 August 1965

Brief Life History of Armenia

When Armenia Willey was born on 13 September 1881, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, her father, Parley Pratt Willey, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Jane Pace, was 24. She married William Orme Lee on 6 March 1901, in Davis, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Babb, Glacier, Montana, United States in 1941. She died on 13 August 1965, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cardston Cemetery, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Orme Lee
1862–1911
Armenia Willey
1881–1965
Marriage: 6 March 1901
Grant Willey Lee
1902–1986
Lawrence Willey Lee
1903–1978
Caroline Willey Lee
1905–1993
Harold Willey Lee
1907–1978
Orme Willey Lee
1909–1935

Sources (28)

  • Armenia Willey Lee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Armenia Willey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Armenia Lee Coombs, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1901Davis, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1890

    Age 9

    Oldest Grave seen in Memorials list

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 22

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of the personal name Will , a short form of William . In some instances a variant of Wiley .

    Americanized form of Swiss German Willi .

    History: Isaac Willey is recorded in Boston, MA, in 1640, and went on to be one of the founders of New London, CT. His descendent Samuel Hopkins Willey (1821–1914) was one of the founders of the College of California at Berkeley in 1860.

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

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    Story Highlight

    My Brother Roy Willey by Luella Willey Mitchell

    My Brother Roy Willey by Luella Willey Mitchell I remember some of his boyhood days. I remember the long cold winters when I was about ten years old. Roy got fathers black horse his name was Old Morg …

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