Almira North

3 November 1843–3 June 1916 (Age 72)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Almira

When Almira North was born on 3 November 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Levi North, was 26 and her mother, Arriminta Howard, was 24. She married Ephraim Henry Williams on 31 December 1862, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 June 1916, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Henry Williams
1842–1919
Almira North
1843–1916
Marriage: 31 December 1862
Henry Benjamin Williams
1864–1934
Ephraim Oscar Williams
1865–1950
Almira Evaline Williams
1868–1922
Lucy Leona Williams
1870–1871
Emily Lovina Williams
1872–1962
Leonard Rock Williams
1874–1877
Blanche Williams
1877–1960
Mabel Williams
1883–
Leo Lawrence Williams
1885–1977

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1862Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English north ‘north’, denoting someone who had migrated from the north, especially someone from northern England living in the south of the country. It may also have been used to denote someone living in the northern part of a settlement or region.Irish: in Ireland, adopted for Mac an Ultaigh ‘son of the Ulsterman’, Ulster being the northern part of Ireland.German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    McNulty
    Nortz

    Story Highlight

    History of Levi North 1817 and family

    According to the history of the Norths, the earliest member of authentic record in our branch of the family was one Joh North, who, when 20 years of age, left London, England, and came to America with …

    Sources (47)

    • Almina Williams in household of Ephriam H. Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Elmira North in entry for Leo L Williams and Margaret Briggs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Almira in entry for Lucy Leona Williams, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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