William Wilford Haslam

11 June 1929–27 May 2015 (Age 85)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of William Wilford

When William Wilford Haslam was born on 11 June 1929, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Harvard Yale Haslam, was 35 and his mother, Antonia Millecam, was 33. He lived in Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Utah, United States in 2005. He died on 27 May 2015, in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvard Yale Haslam
1894–1967
Antonia Millecam
1895–1984
John Millecam Haslam
1914–1914
Kenneth Daniel Haslam
1915–2003
Harvard Ridd Haslam
1917–1992
Melvin John Haslam
1920–1920
Emma Haslam
1921–2001
Maryjane Haslam
1924–2008
Elaine Haslam
1925–1980
William Wilford Haslam
1929–2015

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, the Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 23

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.

Name Meaning

English (especially Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the hazels’, or a habitational name from Haslam in Lancashire, in both cases from Old English hæslum, dative plural of hæsel ‘hazel tree’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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Story Highlight

Rembering Great-Grampa Haslam

I don’t remember my Great-Grandpa very well cause I only knew him for a few short years when I was about 4 or 5. He died when I was 5 years old and I can only really remember his funeral, only two pa …

Sources (3)

  • William W Haslam in household of Harvard Y Haslam, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William W Haslam in household of Harvard Yale Haslam, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Wilford Haslam, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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