Asenath Viola Wilcox

Female1 April 1845–27 August 1927

Brief Life History of Asenath Viola

When Asenath Viola Wilcox was born on 1 April 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Allen Wilcox, was 26 and her mother, Martha Bolton Parker, was 25. She married William Passey on 22 October 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Alma, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1910. She died on 27 August 1927, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Passey
Asenath Viola Wilcox
Marriage: 22 October 1865
Malinda Catherine Passey
Samuel Allen Passey
John William Passey
Martha Ann Passey
William Boyd Passey
Fredrick Orson Passey
James Spicer Passey
Comodore John Passey
Joseph Almearn Passey
Adam Ira Passey
Albert George Passey
Aseneth Becca Passey
Ernest Passey

Sources (70)

  • Asenath in entry for Ernest Passey, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Asenath Passey in household of William Passey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Asenath Wilcox in entry for Asenath Passey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (12)

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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.


    Age 22

    Nebraska is the 37th state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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