William Henry Waylett

13 February 1826–17 October 1879 (Age 53)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Waylett was born on 13 February 1826, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Providence or Percival Waylett, was 30 and his mother, Eleanor Maria Owen, was 23. He married Sarah Williams on 11 February 1853, in At Sea. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Abergele, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Llanddulas, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 17 October 1879, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Waylett
Sarah Williams
Marriage: 11 February 1853
Leah Maria Waylett
William Henry Waylett
Matilda Ann Waylett
Noel Byron Waylett
Rees William Waylett
Ellen Marie Waylett
Deborah Mary Waylett
Sarah Abrigail Waylett
Margaret Mabel Waylett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1853At Sea
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 5
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    Age 17
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name meaning ‘dweller at the crossroads’, from Middle English wei ‘road’ + lēte ‘intersection’ (Old English weg gelǣte).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Sources (35)

    • Wm H Waylett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Rees Waylett in entry for Matilda Ann Thomas, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • William H Waylett in household of William Owens, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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