William Elmo Bills

Male22 June 1906–18 January 1973

Brief Life History of William Elmo

When William Elmo Bills was born on 22 June 1906, in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Wellington Bills, was 41 and his mother, Lucy Eudora Merrill, was 41. He married Ethelyn May Peck on 22 June 1927, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Riverton City Cemetery, Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Elmo Bills
Ethelyn May Peck
Marriage: 22 June 1927
Evelyn Bills
Rocco Dale Bills
William Elmo Bills Jr.

Sources (27)

  • William Elmo Bills, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Wm E. Bills in household of George W. Bills, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Elmo Bills, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1927Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1908 · Utah's First National Monument

    Age 2

    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.


    Age 21

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): variant of Bill 1 and 2, with, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dutch: from bijl ‘axe’, used to denote someone who made or used axes.

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

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