William Wilson Fife

16 August 1857–31 August 1897 (Age 40)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Wilson

When William Wilson Fife was born on 16 August 1857, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, William Nicol Fife, was 25 and his mother, Diana Davis, was 20. He married Elizabeth Stewart on 7 December 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1980. He died on 31 August 1897, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wilson Fife
Elizabeth Stewart
Marriage: 7 December 1882
William Stewart Fife
Isaac Davis Fife
Leland Taylor Fife
Iretta Elizabeth Fife
Randolph Wilson Fife
Walter White Fife
Joseph Barnard Fife

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    Arizona Territory
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 11
    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

    Scottish: habitational name from the province and former kingdom of Fife in East Scotland, a name of obscure etymology. Tradition has it that the name is derived from an eponymous Fib, one of the seven sons of Cruithne, legendary founding father of the Picts.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Colonel William Nicol Fife

    This record is taken from www.orsonprattbrown.com/Fife/WmNicolFife1831-1915.html and was originally compiled and submitted to that website by Lucy Brown Archer. Colonel William Nicol Fife Born …

    Sources (19)

    • Wm V Fife in household of Wm Fife, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Wm W. Fife in entry for Walter W. Fife, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
    • Wm Wilson Fife in entry for Iretta Elizabeth Lindsay, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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