Celia Wall

4 May 1848–13 December 1928 (Age 80)
Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Celia

When Celia Wall was born on 4 May 1848, in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wall, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Sansom, was 33. She married William Henry Francom on 19 January 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bristol St George, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 13 December 1928, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Francom
Celia Wall
Marriage: 19 January 1864
Celia Ann Francom
Amy Elizabeth Francom
William George Francom
Sarah Emily Francom
Delia Francom
Joseph Henry Francom
Katherine Edith Francom
Emeron Archibald Francom
Laura Saretta Francom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Middle English wall ‘wall’, Old English wall, weall, from Latin vallum ‘rampart, palisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Wall (Staffordshire).English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).Irish (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of de Valle (Gaelicized form de Bhál), the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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    History of Sarah Sansom Wall

    HISTORY OF SARAH SANSOME WALL Sarah Sansome was born 30 September 1815 at Horsley Parish, Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Richard and Sarah Brinkworth Sansome. She was next youngest of nine chi …

    Sources (26)

    • Selina Wall in household of Francis Wall, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Celia Wall in entry for John Leehna and Laura S. Lloyd, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Celia Wall in entry for Joseph Henry Francom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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