Matilda Jane Sudweeks

11 November 1846–11 November 1932 (Age 86)
Northville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Jane

When Matilda Jane Sudweeks was born on 11 November 1846, in Northville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Sudweeks, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Sweet, was 20. She married Lewis DeMott Bunce on 10 October 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States in 1880 and Piute, Utah, United States in 1920. In 1930, at the age of 83, her occupation is listed as none in Junction, Piute, Utah, United States. She died on 11 November 1932, in Junction, Piute, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Junction, Piute, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Statcher Baler
Matilda Jane Sudweeks
Marriage: 30 July 1872
John Sullivan Baler
Martin William Baler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1872Lincoln, Nevada, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 2
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    Age 10
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Sedgwick , with excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Married Three Sisters

    The three (3) eldest children, all daughters married Louis Demott Bunce, on the same day in the Endowment house in Salt Lake City. The date was October) 0, 1865. They made the trip from St. George by …

    Sources (20)

    • Matilda J Baler, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Matilda Jane Sudweeks in entry for Emma Adelicia Bruce Beebee, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Matilda Bunce in household of L D Bunce, "United States Census, 1870"

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