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
Mary Adams
Marriage: 9 June 1878
William Walter Memmott
Clara Memmott
Emma Elizabeth Memmott
Maude B Memmott
James Memmott
Perry Memmott
Reno Memmott
Chloe Memmott

Spouse and Children

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


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.

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    Story Highlight


    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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