William (Bill) Spencer

William (Bill) Spencer

Male 1884 - 1949  (65 years)

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  • Name William (Bill) Spencer  [1
    Born 25 May 1884  Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 20 Jun 1884  Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 5 Oct 1907  Lewiston, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Machinist ariving from Montreal, Canada
    Occupation 1910  Lynn City, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    machinist, General Electric Company 
    Census 1940  [9
    Immigration 1943  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1949  [5, 11
    draftsman, C.S. Smelting, Refining, and Mining Co. 
    Died 12 Jul 1949  St. Mark's Hospital, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 11
    Buried 15 Jul 1949  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 11, 12
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I390  LaZeut
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2019 

    Father Abraham Spencer,   b. 29 Apr 1845, Newchurch, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1917, Toxteth Park District, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Hannah Wing,   b. 20 Jul 1847, Deddington, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1932, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1875  Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13, 14
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ethel Still,   b. 1884, Lewisham Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Worchester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1907  Ormskirk Registration District, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 15
    Divorced Bef 1928  [16, 17
    Children 
     1. Edmund Gay Spencer,   b. 21 Dec 1908, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1977  (Age 68 years)
     2. Margaret Wing Spencer,   b. 7 Nov 1912, Saugus, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1993, Worchester, Worchester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 U. 
    Children 
     1. Spencer
     2. Spencer
     3. Spencer
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F8312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Matilda Dorothy Woolcock,   b. 9 Dec 1904, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1961, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1947  [16, 18
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Had 5 children. Letter from Sheriff's Office SLC to Solicitor in England: Migrated to Canada from England where he was married and had a family. Migrated to Utah in 1943, was married to 3rd wife Matilda Dorothy Puritt. Lived and worked in Salt Lake City until his death on July 12, 1949. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S446] Spencer-Latour Family Tree, Iris Mary Spencer Latour, compiler, (Ville Platte, Louisiana: unpublished, 1977).

    2. [S1050] Utah Death Registers, 1847-1966, (Ancestry: State of Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah).

    3. [S1051] Salt Lake County Death Records 1849-1949, (FamilySearch: Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah).

      Date of Birth: May 25, 1884
      Birthplace: Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, England

    4. [S1057] England & Wales Births, 1837-2006, (FindMyPast: Family Search).

      Civil Registration event: Birth

      Name: SPENCER, William
      Registration district: Woodstock
      County: Oxfordshire
      Year of registration: 1884
      Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
      Mother's maiden name: Wing
      Volume no: 3A
      Page no: 817

    5. [S1992] Obituary: Spencer, William, (Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, 14 July 1949, p. 20: accessed 17 August 2014).

    6. [S2538] Death Certificate: Spencer, William, (Ancestry: Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah).

    7. [S19] The Buswells of the Bartons, an Oxfordshire Family, Gordon Keith Hazell, (England: privately published, 1 February 1999 (with later revisions)).

    8. [S197] U.S. Census, 1910, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    9. [S212] U.S. Census, 1940, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

      Renter
      Marital Status: Divorced
      Occuation: Engineering for a Reseach Corporation
      Residence April 1, 1935: same place

    10. [S1051] Salt Lake County Death Records 1849-1949, (FamilySearch: Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah).

      Length of Stay: Salt Lake City, 6 yrs

    11. [S1051] Salt Lake County Death Records 1849-1949, (FamilySearch: Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah).

    12. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 168842.

    13. [S2112] Oxfordshire Parish Register Transcripts, Woodstock, Colin Harris, compiler, (Oxford: Oxfordshire Family History Society, 2006), Steeple Aston.

      Steeple Aston, 1875 July 20, banns

      SPENCER Abraham FA bachelor, Clerk in Holy Orders, Steeple Aston son of Edward, farmer
      WING Hannah FA spinster, Steeple Aston daughter of William, land agent
      Witnesses: William Wing, junr.; Anne (illegible) Rowland

    14. [S1058] England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2008, (FindMyPast).

      Civil Registration event: Marriage

      Name: SPENCER, Abraham
      Registration district: Woodstock
      County: Oxfordshire
      Year of registration: 1875
      Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
      Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
      Volume no: 3A
      Page no: 967

      Name: WING, Hannah
      Registration district: Woodstock
      County: Oxfordshire
      Year of registration: 1875
      Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
      Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
      Volume no: 3A
      Page no: 967

    15. [S1058] England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2008, (FindMyPast).

      Civil Registration event: Marriage

      Name: SPENCER, William
      Registration district: Ormskirk
      County: Lancashire
      Year of registration: 1907
      Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
      Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
      Volume no: 8B
      Page no: 1340

      Name: STILL, Ethel
      Registration district: Ormskirk
      County: Lancashire
      Year of registration: 1907
      Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
      Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
      Volume no: 8B
      Page no: 1340

    16. [S212] U.S. Census, 1940, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    17. [S1061] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, (Ancestry: Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, Missouri).

    18. [S1051] Salt Lake County Death Records 1849-1949, (FamilySearch: Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah).

      Death Certificate: William Spencer
      Wife's Name: Dorothy W. Spencer


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