Willis Lester Mangum

27 November 1873–24 June 1949 (Age 75)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Willis Lester

When Willis Lester Mangum was born on 27 November 1873, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, James Harvey Mangum, was 24 and his mother, Amy Lorette Bigler, was 21. He married Jennie Pearl Knight on 6 September 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in World in 1930 and Ward 5 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 24 June 1949, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willis Lester Mangum
Jennie Pearl Knight
Marriage: 6 September 1905
Gloria Knight Marrgum
Max Knight Mangum
Beth K Mangum
Amanda K Mangum
Dixie K. Mangum
Jessie K Mangum
William Lester Mangum
John Knight Mangum

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries 1888: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 21
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Mangan .

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

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    Sources (47)

    • Lester Mangum in entry for Beth Johnson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Willis Lester Mangum, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • W Lester Mangum in entry for Adam Young Bennion and Jessie K Mangum, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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