Millen William Atwood

4 July 1878–21 September 1952 (Age 74)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Millen William

When Millen William Atwood was born on 4 July 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Millen Dan Atwood, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Wanlass, was 22. He married Sylvia Jane Stewart on 24 August 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 21 September 1952, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Millen William Atwood
Sylvia Jane Stewart
Marriage: 24 August 1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1904Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 18
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • William M Atwood, "United States Census, 1930"
    • William Atwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Millen William Atwood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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