Wilford Woodruff Emery

16 October 1880–10 September 1954 (Age 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Wilford Woodruff

When Wilford Woodruff Emery was born on 16 October 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Emery, was 55 and his mother, Louisa Ellen Parry, was 23. He married Hannahbel Newman on 26 October 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 10 September 1954, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Wilford Woodruff Emery
Hannahbel Newman
Marriage: 26 October 1905
Grace Emery
Wilford Newman Emery
Lucile Emery
Mervin Stephen Emery
Wesley Frank Emery

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 16
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 20
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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    Wilford W. Emery Biography

    Wilford W. Emery Wilford W. Emery was born October 16, 1880, in Salt Lake City, the son of Henry and Louisa Ellen Parry Emery. His father died when Wilford was just eight months of age, and he was ob …

    Sources (67)

    • Wilford W Emery in entry for Lucile Emery, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Wilford Woodruff Emery, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Wilford W in entry for Wesley Frank Emery and Helena Jean Caldwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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