William Thomas Tew Jr

2 January 1885–24 January 1954 (Age 69)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Thomas

When William Thomas Tew Jr was born on 2 January 1885, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Thomas Tew, was 25 and his mother, Clara Elizabeth Snow, was 22. He married Jennie Maud Houtz on 16 June 1913, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Custer, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 24 January 1954, in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Thomas Tew Jr
Jennie Maud Houtz
Marriage: 16 June 1913
Merlene Tew
Naoma Tew
Helen Tew
Thirl William Tew
Roy Eldon Tew
Dean Leon Tew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1913Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park
    Age 2
    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
    Age 19
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: nickname for a fat man, from tew ‘plump’.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire (Great, Little and Duns Tew), named with an Old English tīewe ‘row, lengthy object’, referring to the ridge on which these places are situated, or from tīwe ‘meeting place, court’. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.Chinese: Teochew, Hokkien, and Taiwanese form of the surnames 張 (see Zhang 1) and 趙 (see Zhao 1).

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Wm T Tew in entry for Tew, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Wm Thomas Tew, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Wm Thos Tew in entry for Elliot Noble Rowan and Naoma Tew, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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