William Widdison

15 December 1873–6 February 1954 (Age 80)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Widdison was born on 15 December 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Livingston Widdison, was 27 and his mother, Mary Alice Wilding, was 19. He married Anna Rozina Knapp on 9 June 1897, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Plano, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Plano Election Precinct, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 5 years. He died on 6 February 1954, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Widdison
Rebekah Edward
Marriage: 17 June 1903
Harold Edward Widdison
Mary Widdison
Joseph Widdison
Ralph Widdison
Arthur Widdison
Earl Widdison
Hazel Widdison
David Widdison
Thelma Widdison
Baby Widdison
Alma Edward Widdison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    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.
    1876 · Battle of Littlebig Horn
    Age 3
    Known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Littlebig Horn took place on June 25 1876 and ended on June 26 1876. The battle was between the Lakota and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Calvary Regiment of the United States Army, headed by Colonel George Armstrong Custer. Custer was killed in the battle.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Widdowson .

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

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    WIDDISON, William (1873-1954)

    Pioneer Memories History of Hibbard Ward to 1904 by Sunday School Genealogy Class William Widdison, the son of william Livingston Widdison and Mary Alice Wilding was born in Salt Lake city, Utah 15 …

    Sources (67)

    • William Widdison in entry for Widdison, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • William Widdison, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Wm. Widdison in entry for William Ervin Widdison and Reba Ricks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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