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
Ursula Jane Brim
Marriage: 4 January 1863
Elizabeth Mc Michael
Sarah Margaret McMichael
Martha Jane McMichael
William Frederick McMichael
Robert Verness McMichael
Deseret Amelia McMichael

Spouse and Children

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


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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.

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    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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