William Henry Piggott

15 July 1841–9 February 1913 (Age 71)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Piggott was born on 15 July 1841, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, George Washington Piggott, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Allen Howland, was 29. He married Elizabeth Edwards Cannon on 29 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 9 February 1913, in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Piggott
Elizabeth Edwards Cannon
Marriage: 29 November 1869
Mary Elizabeth Cannon Piggott
Catherine Cannon Piggott
Alice Cannon Piggott
Leonora Cannon Piggott
William Cannon Piggott
George Cannon Piggott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): variant of Pickett .

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

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    Story Highlight

    William Henry Piggott

    Cannon Family Historical Treasury Published by George Cannon Family Association 1967 Edited by Beatrice Cannon Evans And Janath Russell Cannon William Henry Piggott Mill owner; missionary; devote …

    Sources (34)

    • William Piggott in household of George W Piggott, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William H. Piggott in entry for Mary Elizabeth South, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William H Pigot in household of George W Pigot, "United States Census, 1850"

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