William McMichael

9 February 1842–25 December 1925 (Age 83)
Thornliebank, Renfrewshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of William

When William McMichael was born on 9 February 1842, in Thornliebank, Renfrewshire, Scotland, his father, Robert McMichael, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth McMillan, was 25. He married Ursula Jane Brim on 4 January 1863, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1910 and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 25 December 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Coalville Cemetery, Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McMichael
1842–1925
Ursula Jane Brim
1844–1874
Marriage: 4 January 1863
Elizabeth Mc Michael
1863–1948
Sarah Margaret McMichael
1865–1927
Martha Jane McMichael
1867–1918
William Frederick McMichael
1869–
Robert Verness McMichael
1871–1909
Deseret Amelia McMichael
1873–1909

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1863Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhichíl, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Michael . This was the usual shortened Anglicized form of Mac Gille Michil in Scotland.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Michael
    McMahill
    McMickle

    Sources (28)

    • Wm Mc Michael in household of Robert Mc Michael, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Mcmichael in entry for Robert V. Mcmichael, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Wm Mc Michael, "United States Census, 1880"

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