James Wilson Memmott

25 February 1841–13 February 1919 (Age 77)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Wilson

When James Wilson Memmott was born on 25 February 1841, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Memmott, was 27 and his mother, Ann Wilson, was 27. He married Elizabeth Hopkins on 24 March 1861, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 13 February 1919, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Concordia Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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James Wilson Memmott
Jane Matthewson
Marriage: 13 May 1871
Martha Jane Memmott
James Wilson Memmott
Lillie Barbara Memmott
Harriet Memmott
William George Memmott
David Franklin Memmott
Lee Edward Memmott
Zoe Ellen Memmott
Dora Maud Memmott
Zella Ireta Memmott

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  • Marriage
    13 May 1871Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Texas, United States 1850: El Paso, Texas, United States
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Ma(i)mot, Memot, a pet form of Old French Mai(s)me, Mesme, Meime, or Maimon (from Latin Maximus). See Maxim .

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

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    James Wilson Memmott

    JAMES WILSON MEMMOTT By Georgia Watts Memmott – 1988 (Thomas Memmott and Sarah Willden, by Clayton E. Memmott, pg. 11) James Wilson Memmott is the third child of William and Ann Wilson Memmott. …

    Sources (50)

    • James W Memmott in entry for Lee Edward Memmott, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Memmott, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • James Wilson Memmott in entry for Claude Milton Albrecht and Zella Ireta Fotheringham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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