William Leroy Stanley

26 June 1892–24 December 1943 (Age 51)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Leroy

When William Leroy Stanley was born on 26 June 1892, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Ruben Stanley, was 25 and his mother, Jessie Jenkins Jarrett, was 20. He married Bettie Memmott on 7 November 1916, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 December 1943, in McGill, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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William Leroy Stanley
Bettie Memmott
Marriage: 7 November 1916
Norman Eugene Stanley
Julia Stanley
James Leroy Stanley
Billie Dee Stanley
Bettie Levieve Stanley

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 4
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 14
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

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Sources (22)

  • Wm Leroy Stanley in household of Reuben Stanley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William L Stanley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Wm L Stanley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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