William Francis Memmott

3 October 1847–7 December 1931 (Age 84)
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Francis

When William Francis Memmott was born on 3 October 1847, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Memmott, was 34 and his mother, Ann Wilson, was 34. He married Eliza Monroe on 17 January 1875, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Scipio Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900 and Holden, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 7 December 1931, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Francis Memmott
Eliza Monroe
Marriage: 17 January 1875
Edgar Memmott
Clarence William Memmott
George Francis Memmott
Alfred Bert Memmott
Ralph Memmott
Rex Freman Memmott
Clark Memmott
Zella Memmott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1875Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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

    WILLIAM MEMMOTT Jr by Zella Memmott Martian

    William Memmott Jr. was bom October 3, 1847 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England to William Memmott and Ann Wilson. He was the fifth child of the family of seven, five boys and two girls. As a small boy h …

    Sources (22)

    • William Memmott, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Williaon Memmott in entry for Zella Martin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jno Wm Memmott in household of Wm Memmott, "United States Census, 1870"

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