William Bell Stoddart

4 June 1813–22 September 1892 (Age 79)
Wigton, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Bell

When William Bell Stoddart was born on 4 June 1813, in Wigton, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Stoddart, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Parkins, was 32. He married Margaret Mariah Alpin in September 1836, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1836 and Brampton, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1856, at the age of 43, his occupation is listed as marble worker. He died on 22 September 1892, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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William Bell Stoddart
Margaret Mariah Alpin
Marriage: September 1836
Caleb Stoddart
Robert Stoddart
Elizabeth Stoddart
Jane Stoddard
Sarah Stoddart
Hannah Stoddart
Esther Stoddart
Joseph Stoddart
Mary Stoddart
Margaret Stoddart
Joseph Stoddard
Eliza Stoddart
William James Stoddart
Harriet Stoddart

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  • Marriage
    September 1836Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 2
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham and Cumberland) and Scottish (Midlothian and Lanarkshire): variant of Stoddard .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 June-Sept.

    William Bell Stoddart and his family were in the Edmund Ellsworth Handcart Company. It was the first handcart company to cross the plains to Salt Lake City. William Bell Stoddart (43), Margaret Mari …

    Sources (59)

    • William Stoddart, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • William Stoddart in entry for Joseph Stoddart, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Stoddart, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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