William McArthur Bickmore

13 October 1878–8 November 1962 (Age 84)
Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William McArthur

When William McArthur Bickmore was born on 13 October 1878, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, David Newman Bickmore, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth McArthur, was 29. He married Ida Luella Nielson on 24 October 1900, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 8 November 1962, at the age of 84, and was buried in Paradise Cemetery, Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William McArthur Bickmore
Ida Luella Nielson
Marriage: 24 October 1900
Genevieve Bickmore
William Kenneth Bickmore
Alleda O. Bickmore
Luella Olsen Bickmore
David Bickmore
James Grant Bickmore
Merrill Bickmore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1900Logan, Cache, 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.
    Age 12
    Idaho is the 43rd state.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 22
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place called Bickmore or Bilkemore, apparently in or near Bedfordshire.History: This name was brought to New England by Thomas Bigmore or Bickmore, whose son Samuel Bickmore was born in 1635 in Boston, MA.

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

    Story Highlight

    Life As a Sharecropper

    In his life sketch it states: " In 1916 the family moved to Rupert, Idaho, where he got a job sharecropping. They remained in Rupert until 1919. " William spent a couple years in Rupert Idaho Sharecr …

    Sources (47)

    • William Bickmore in entry for Bickmore, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William M Bickmore, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • W M Bickmore in entry for W Kenneth Bickmore and Verda E Webb, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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