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William Blood

August 27, 1839–May 13, 1917

Born at Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire, England; son of Mary Stretton and William Blood. Died at Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. 1 (See Document 4.3)


  1. [1] Church of England, Chapelry of Barton-under-Needwood (Staffordshire), “Bishop’s transcripts for Barton-under-Needwood, 1660–1869,” Sept. 28, 1839; from Gloucester City Library, England; images, FHL microfilm 426483, FHL. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 1:465–466. Ivy Hooper Blood Hill, ed., Jane Wilkie Hooper Blood Autobiography and Abridged Diary (Logan, UT: J.P. Smith, 1966), 9, as found in Ivy Hooper Blood Hill, William Blood Biographies and Posterity, 1961, CHL. “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (, accessed July 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 47/430 (1917), William Blood. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), William Blood KWJR-J1G . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 125763, William Blood Jr.; Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, UT.