Emory Watson Soule

2 May 1836–18 December 1913 (Age 77)
Ottobine, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Emory Watson

When Emory Watson Soule was born on 2 May 1836, in Ottobine, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Soule, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Harrison Smith, was 31. He married Mary Elizabeth Secrist on 12 April 1864, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hooper Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 18 December 1913, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emory Watson Soule
Mary Elizabeth Secrist
Marriage: 12 April 1864
Daughter Soule
Emory Moroni Soule
Annie Lucretia Soule
Orson Pratt Soule
Henry Watson Soule
Lawrence Jacob Soule
Franklin LeRoy Soule Sr.
Eva Louisa Soule
Mae Elizabeth Soule
Hugh Logan Soule
Grant Wirt Soule

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1864Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 8
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · The city is named
    Age 22
    The city was renamed from North Cottonwood to Farmington.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): of Norman origin, a variant of Soul .French (Soulé): topographic name for someone who lived in a house exposed to sun, a variant of Soulier 2; or a habitational name from Soulé, the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.History: George Soule (1600–80), one of the passengers on the Mayflower in 1620, was one of the founders of Duxbury, MA, where he became comparatively wealthy. He left eight children.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Information taken from a history written by Annie Secrist Layton Jacob Moroni Secrist was the son of Jacob Foutz Secrist, who was born 19 September 1818 in Tomstown, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, an …

    Sources (33)

    • Emera Soule in household of Ann E Thornton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emory W Soule in entry for O P Soule and Hanna Hansen, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Emery Soule in entry for Orson P. Soule, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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