William Bannister Poppleton

15 October 1823–16 August 1883 (Age 59)
Moulton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Bannister

When William Bannister Poppleton was born on 15 October 1823, in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Poppleton, was 26 and his mother, Mary Bannister, was 31. He married Sarah Stennett on 4 August 1844, in Great Hale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 16 August 1883, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bannister Poppleton
Leah Rollason Perkes
Marriage: 31 October 1863
James Perkes Poppleton
John Perkes Poppleton
Eliza Perkes Poppleton
Mary Bannister Perkes Poppleton
Rachel Perkes Poppleton
Edward Perkes Poppleton
Albert Perkes Poppleton
Louisa Perkes Poppleton
Kate Perkes Poppleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 10
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in WestYorkshire, so named from Old English popel ‘pebble’ +tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

    Story Highlight


    HISTORY OF WILLIAM POPPLETON - PIONEER Written by Bertha Riggs Poppleton Maughan In the village of Moulton, Lincolnshire, England on October 15, 1823 a baby boy was born to William and Mary Poppleton …

    Sources (36)

    • William Popleton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Poppleton in entry for Charles Poppleton and Lillie Etta Nolen, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Jan William Poppleton in entry for Rachel Poppleton Olk, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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