Bluford Henry Upton

17 July 1844–14 February 1935 (Age 90)
Larue, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Bluford Henry

When Bluford Henry Upton was born on 17 July 1844, in Larue, Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Greene Upton, was 26 and his mother, Arrozena Virginia Rider, was 23. He married Mary S. Meers on 4 January 1868, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 14 February 1935, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Bluford Henry Upton
Mary S. Meers
Marriage: 4 January 1868
Willard Upton
Laura E. Upton
Frances E. Upton
Atla P. Upton
Lenora Quinton Upton

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  • Marriage
    4 January 1868LaRue, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 6
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places in England called Upton, most of which are named with Old English upp ‘upper’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some have different origins, such as one in Essex, originally named with the phrase upp in tūne ‘up in the settlement’, i.e. the higher part of the settlement, and Upton Lovell (Wiltshire), which derives from the Old English personal name Ubba + Old English tūn. This name was brought to Ireland (Antrim) in 1598 by Henry Upton, from Upton in Devon.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • B H Upton in household of Green Upton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Blueford Upton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • B H Upton in household of Green Upton, "United States Census, 1860"

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