Arthur Augustus Wightman

5 May 1861–23 January 1909 (Age 47)
Kirtland Township, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Augustus

When Arthur Augustus Wightman was born on 5 May 1861, in Kirtland Township, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles Billings Wightman, was 45 and his mother, Mary Ann Dixon, was 37. He died on 23 January 1909, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Billings Wightman
1815–1895
Mary Ann Dixon
1823–1903
Amy Jane Wightman
1844–1929
Mary Elizabeth Wightman
1846–1931
Joseph Wightman
1848–1930
Caroline LaDell Wightman
1851–1926
Charles Harrison Wightman
1853–1926
Martha Emeline Wightman
1855–1946
William Edwards Wightman
1857–1909
Arthur Augustus Wightman
1861–1909
Abbie May Wightman
1864–1941
Merton Dixon Wightman
1868–1869

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 2
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 14
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English wight, Older Scots wicht ‘brave, strong; swift, nimble, agile’ (see Wight ) + man ‘man’, also used in Middle English as a personal name. It may sometimes have been confused with Whiteman , a variant of Whitman .

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

Possible Related Names

Wight
Weightman

Sources (5)

  • Arthur Wightman in household of Amie Reese, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur A. Wightman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • 1900 United States Census

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