Walter Simeon Atwood

2 January 1882–7 August 1968 (Age 86)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Simeon

When Walter Simeon Atwood was born on 2 January 1882, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Walter Henry Atwood, was 40 and his mother, Diademia Dutton Stickney, was 35. He married Ann Elizabeth Newman on 25 September 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 7 August 1968, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Simeon Atwood
Ann Elizabeth Newman
Marriage: 25 September 1907
Cleone Atwood
Glen Stickney "Bud" Atwood
Elaine Atwood
Audrey Atwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1907Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1883 · The Post Office Names Murray
    Age 1
    The South Cottonwood Post Office changed its name to Murray Post Office in 1883. The post office chose the name Murray, after Eli Murray, the territorial governor from 1880-1886.
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 24
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Walter S Atwood in entry for Cleone Atwood, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Walter Simeon Atwood, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Walter S Atwood in entry for Glenn S Atwood and Ann J Douglas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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