William Wallace Burt

22 February 1880–5 November 1971 (Age 91)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Wallace

When William Wallace Burt was born on 22 February 1880, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, John Davidson Burt III, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Snowball, was 33. He married Mary Viroqua Nelson on 21 January 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in World for about 35 years. He died on 5 November 1971, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (13)

Do you know William Wallace? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Wallace Burt
1880–1971
Mary Viroqua Nelson
1880–1965
Marriage: 21 January 1903
Ralph Nelson Burt
1905–2008
Stewart Nelson Burt
1906–1919
Wayne Nelson Burt
1908–2001
Eugene Nelson Burt
1910–1996
Morris Nelson Burt
1913–1992
Roma Burt
1916–2004
Elizabeth Burt
1918–2014
Alonzo Nelson Burt
1921–2002

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    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.
    1890 · The Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 10
    On October 26, 1890, the Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff.
    1904
    Age 24
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Bird , Bright , or Burd .German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bird
    Birt
    Burtt

    Story Highlight

    John Davidson Burt & Elizabeth Patterson parents of David Patterson Burt

    John Davidson Burt: Came to America on the ship ERIN'S QUEEN which left Liverpool, England, on 7 Sep 1848 and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 28 Oct 1848. The church leader was Simeon Carter. …

    Sources (62)

    • W W Burt in entry for Ralph N Burt, "Hawaii, Births and Baptisms, 1843-1909"
    • William Wallace Burt, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Walace Burt in entry for Ivan Deleon Iverson and Elizabeth Burt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.