William Roylance

1 April 1840–3 April 1903 (Age 63)
Lower Peover, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Roylance was born on 1 April 1840, in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Roylance, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Oakes, was 29. He married Lucy Clucas on 27 March 1864, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1903, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Roylance
Lucy Clucas
Marriage: 27 March 1864
William Martin Roylance
John Henry Roylance
Lucy Elizabeth Roylance
Heber Roylance
Archie Walton Roylance
Nephi Roylance
Thomas Spranger Roylance
Nellie May Roylance
Frank Emmet Roylance
Lillie Roylance

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1864Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire):variant of Rylands; see Ryland . Middle English ryelandes, -londes refers to the strips of arable land where rye was grown within one of the large open fields that were typical of medieval communal farming; as a phrase it could be used to name an open field where rye predominated.habitational name from Rylance, a lost place in Pownall Fee (Cheshire). The placename has the same meaning, ‘rye land(s)’, as in 1 above, with vacillation between singular and plural forms. Surnames from it are difficult to distinguish from Rylands or a Rylance from other sources.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Roylance 1807

    John Roylance was born 20 November 1807, in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England. He was the eldest child of George Roylance and Elizabeth Rycroft. His family consisted of six brothers and one sister. Geor …

    Sources (34)

    • William Rollance, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm Roylance in entry for Wm M Roylance and Zena M Johnson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • William Roylance in entry for Lillie Roylance Embley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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