Edgar Foulks

7 August 1847–about 1891 (Age 43)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edgar

When Edgar Foulks was born on 7 August 1847, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Fowkes, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Kent, was 22. He married Eliza Gaunt on 9 April 1890, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1891, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Foulks
1847–1891
Eliza Gaunt
1866–1921
Marriage: 9 April 1890
Harriet Elizabeth Foukes
1882–
William Edgar Foukes
1886–1971
Roy Foulks
1889–1975
Guy Foulks
1890–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1890
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Fowkes

    Male1817–Male

    Elizabeth Kent

    Female1824–Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1843–1895Male

    Lois Foulk or Fowkes

    Female1845–Female

    Male1847–1891Male

    Albert Fowkes

    Male1851–Male

    Female1852–1884Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking

Age 10

The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from a Norman personal name, a short form of various Germanic names formed with folk ‘people’. See also Volk .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edgar Fowkes in household of Francis Fowkes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Edward Foulks in entry for Guy Foulks, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Edgar Fowkes, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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