John Prime

28 April 1867–26 May 1924 (Age 57)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Prime was born on 28 April 1867, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Prime, was 39 and his mother, Eliza Hawkins, was 31. He married Ellen Meredith on 6 June 1890, in Hockley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 2, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 26 May 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Prime
Ellen Meredith
Marriage: 6 June 1890
Ellen May Prime
John Edward Prime
Lilla I. Prime
Grace Olive Prime
Daisy Ivy Prime

Spouse and Children

6 June 1890
Hockley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Amelia Preece Priest





World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name or nickname. The personal name existed in Old English, and is probably derived from Old English prim ‘early morning’ (from Latin primus ‘first’, used as the name of one of the canonical hours). The surname may be derived from this word as a Middle English nickname in the sense ‘fine’, ‘excellent’.2 French: feminine form of Prim 3.3 Dutch: variant of Priem .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Prime in household of John Prime, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Prime, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Prime, "United States Census, 1910"

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