Elizabeth Watson Archibald

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Watson

When Elizabeth Watson Archibald was born on 4 December 1865, in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Russell Archibald, was 22 and her mother, Isabella Cranston Watson, was 19. She married Franklin Horsecroft Wyatt on 29 April 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 31 December 1940, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Horsecroft Wyatt
Elizabeth Watson Archibald
Marriage: 29 April 1885
Franklin Archibald Wyatt
Robert Archibald Wyatt
Ralph Archibald Wyatt
Helen Archibald Wyatt
William Archibald Wyatt
Isabelle Archibald Wyatt
Caroline Archibald Wyatt
Elizabeth Archibald Wyatt
Wyatt twin
Wyatt twin
Daughter Wyatt
Edna Archibald Wyatt
Elsie Archibald Wyatt

Sources (37)

  • Elizabeth Archibald Wyatt in household of Franklin Horsecraft Wyatt, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth Archibald, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Archibald Wyatt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a personal name, Archibald, of Anglo-Norman French and (ultimately) ancient Germanic origin (see Archambault ). In the Highlands of Scotland it was taken as an Anglicized equivalent of the Gaelic personal name Gille Easbaig ‘servant of the bishop’ (see Gillespie ), probably because of the approximate phonetic similarity between Arch(i)bald and easbaig. Both Archibald and Gillespie are personal names much favored among Clan Campbell.

History: This is the name of a leading Nova Scotia family, taken there by four brothers who emigrated from Londonderry, northern Ireland, in 1750–62.

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

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History of Elizabeth Watson Archibald Wyatt Written by her daughter, Elizabeth Archibald Wyatt Winn

Elizabeth Watson Archibald was born 4 December 1865, in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland. Her parents were Robert Russell Archibald and Isabella Cranston Watson. She was the second child in a family o …

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