William Healy

14 November 1849–20 March 1925 (Age 75)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Healy was born on 14 November 1849, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Healey, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Smith, was 25. He married Clara Jane Hanson on 24 October 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 20 March 1925, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Healy
Clara Jane Hanson
Marriage: 24 October 1876
George William Healy
James Lawrence Healy
Daughter Healy
Leonard Carson Healy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 8
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful
    Age 28
    Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Seamus, Kieran, Liam, Aileen, Brigid, Connor, Aidan, Colm, Conn, Eamonn, John Patrick.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉilidhe or Ó hÉalaighthe, from a personal name possibly related to the word for ‘claimant’. However, both forms more likely derive from ‘descendant of Éaladhach’, a personal name probably based on the adjective ealadhach ‘learned, ingenious’.

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

    Story Highlight

    A Life Worthy of Emulation and Example

    On Saturday, March 21, 1925, funeral services were held in the Murray 2nd Ward chapel for William Healy. The services began at 2:30 in the afternoon, according to the minutes of the meeting kept by c …

    Sources (33)

    • William Elley in household of William Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William in entry for James L Healy and Sarah A Robinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William Healy in entry for James Lawrence Healy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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