John Charlesworth

about 1853–
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of John

John Charlesworth was born about 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He married Sarah Ann Hooper in 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Charlesworth
1853–
Sarah Ann Hooper
1855–1945
Marriage: 1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1876
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

World Events (3)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 43

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Charlesworth, from an Old English personal name Ceafl (or from the Old English word ceafl ‘jaw’, here meaning ‘ravine’) + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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