William Henry Streeper Sr.

1 August 1837–4 October 1930 (Age 93)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Streeper Sr. was born on 1 August 1837, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Wilkinson Streeper, was 27 and his mother, Matilda Wells, was 22. He married Mary Amelia Richards on 16 October 1867, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1857. His occupation is listed as farmer, businessman -banker, freighter, pony express, justice of the peace in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 4 October 1930, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Streeper Sr.
Mary Amelia Richards
Marriage: 16 October 1867
William Henry Streeper Jr
Samuel Wilkinson Streeper
Charles Arthur Streeper
Howard Streeper
Herbert Rex Streeper
Harry Selby Streeper
Mary Catherine Streeper
Cyrus Wells Streeper
Annie Geneva Streeper
Erma Rhoda Streeper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1867Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an Americanized form of German Strüber, a variant of Straub , or an altered form of Streber, a variant of Streb .

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

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    Story Highlight

    HISTORY OF WILLIAM HENRY STREEPER Written by Annie G. Streeper

    William Henry Streeper, son of Wilkinson and Matilda Wells Streeper, was born August 1, 1837, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the year 1843, with his parents, he moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, traveli …

    Sources (78)

    • Willaim Henry Streeper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William H. Streeper in entry for Anne Geneva Streeper, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • William Henry Streeper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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