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
Eliza Gaunt
Marriage: 9 April 1890
Harriet Elizabeth Foukes
William Edgar Foukes
Roy Foulks
Guy Foulks

Spouse and Children

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


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Fowkes


    Elizabeth Kent





    Lois Foulk or Fowkes



    Albert Fowkes



+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.

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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