Matilda Busby

15 February 1845–18 January 1929 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda

When Matilda Busby was born on 15 February 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph E. Busby, was 34 and her mother, Ann Cady Eldredge, was 31. She married Joseph Whittmore on 4 May 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 18 January 1929, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Whittmore
Matilda Busby
Marriage: 4 May 1861
Charles O Whittemore
Richard Bates Whittmore
Kate J Whittemore
Coralina Whitmore
Carlin Whittemore
Nina Whittemore
Pennington L. Winter
Ruth W Winter

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
Age 1
On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 22
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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

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Sources (22)

  • Matilda Winter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary B. Winters, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Whiteman in household of Joseph Whiteman, "United States Census, 1870"

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