Sarah Sophia Memmott

25 March 1860–22 February 1921 (Age 60)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Sophia

When Sarah Sophia Memmott was born on 25 March 1860, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Memmott, was 22 and her mother, Emma Whitham, was 23. She married Ellott Willden Jr. on 6 June 1881, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 22 February 1921, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ellott Willden Jr.
Sarah Sophia Memmott
Marriage: 6 June 1881
Ellott Memmott Willden
Thomas Willden
Emma Jane Willden
Henry Willden
Ernest Willden
Austin C. Willden
Ausmond Curtis Willden
Ervin Willden
Loran Willden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1881Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 3
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 20
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Ma(i)mot, Memot, a pet form of Old French Mai(s)me, Mesme, Meime, or Maimon (from Latin Maximus). See Maxim .

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

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    Story Highlight

    SARAH SOPHIA MEMMOTT & ELLOTT WILLDEN Jr. by Orthella Christensen, (1987)

    Sarah Sophia Memmott was the second child and first girl bom to Thomas and Emma Whitham Memmott on the 25 March 1860 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She imigrated to America with her mother when she …

    Sources (27)

    • Sarah S Memmott in household of Thomas Memmott, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Sarah Sophia Memmott, 1888, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Memmott in entry for Loran Willden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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