William Franklin Memmott

13 July 1858–20 November 1939 (Age 81)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Franklin

When William Franklin Memmott was born on 13 July 1858, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Memmott, was 20 and his mother, Emma Whitham, was 22. He married Mary Adams on 9 June 1878, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 November 1939, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Memmott
1858–1939
Mary Adams
1860–1940
Marriage: 9 June 1878
William Walter Memmott
1879–1879
Clara Memmott
1880–1880
Emma Elizabeth Memmott
1882–1972
Maude B Memmott
1884–1885
James Memmott
1885–1974
Perry Memmott
1887–1958
Reno Memmott
1889–1956
Chloe Memmott
1895–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1878Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 5
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 22
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Maxim

    Story Highlight

    WILLIAM FRANKLIN MEMMOTT & MARY ADAMS by Wanda Carter

    William Franklin Memmott was bom in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, July 13, 1858. He was the eldest son of Thomas and Emma Whitham Memmott and came to America with his mother, little sister, Sarah Sop …

    Sources (23)

    • William F Memmott, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • William F Memmott in entry for Perry Memmott, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William F Memmott, "United States Census, 1920"

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