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Willard Call

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
Death: Died in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Anson Call; Anson Call; Margaretta Unwin Call and Margaretta Unwin Call
Husband of Adelaide Call; Leah Call; Adelaide Call and Leah Pratt
Father of Ivan Call; Beth Dixon; Leah Chamberlain; True Dixon; Willard (Vee) Vivian Call and 5 others
Brother of Mary Waddoups; Cylista Call; Samantha Evoline Mann; Cynthia Waddoups and Aaron Call
Half brother of Anson Vasco Call; Ruth Piede Davids; Mary Vashti Call Parke; Chester Rufus Call; Hyrum Call and 13 others

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About Willard Call

Son of Anson and Margaretta Unwin Clark Call.

Husband of Adelaide White Call and Leah Pratt Call.

Bountiful Vet, Leader, Dies At 79

Willard Call, 79, Bountiful, died Tuesday at 1:45 a. m. of a cerebral hemorrhage at his residence.

He was born April 25, 1866, at Bountiful a son of Anson and Margaretta Clark Call, who were among the first Mormon pioneers of Davis county. Mr. Call received his early education in Davis county and was a graduate of the University of Deseret.

He taught school in Davis county for a number of years.

He served the L D S church as a missionary to England for two and a half years. He also served as a member of the Bountiful L D S ward bishopric for six years. He served as justice of the peace in Bountiful, deputy sheriff of Davis county, and was instrumental in establishing the national guard unit of Bountiful.

He was a veteran of the Spanish-American war. He and his family spent 10 years in the L D S colonies in Mexico, during which time he served as president of the M I A, superintendent of the Sunday school and as a member of the stake high council. For 10 years he served as an ordinance worker in the Salt Lake temple. He was always an active ward teacher and at the time of his death he was active as a member in the high priest quorum.

He had two sons and 16 grandsons in the armed services. During his recent illness and at the time of his death, he was surrounded by most of the members of his large family.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon in the Bountiful first ward chapel by G. Evan Taylor, bishop. Burial was in Bountiful city cemetery

(Davis County Clipper 6-22-1945)

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Willard Call's Timeline

1866
April 25, 1866
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
1886
December 24, 1886
Age 20
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
1891
April 14, 1891
Age 24
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
1897
September 26, 1897
Age 31
1902
October 4, 1902
Age 36
Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico
1904
March 10, 1904
Age 37
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
1906
December 20, 1906
Age 40
Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico
1909
April 27, 1909
Age 43
Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico
1916
May 25, 1916
Age 50
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
1921
December 5, 1921
Age 55
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States