Chester Southworth III

22 August 1842–4 March 1910 (Age 67)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Chester

When Chester Southworth III was born on 22 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Chester Southworth, was 50 and his mother, Mary Byington, was 31. He married Agnes Caldwell on 1 January 1865, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Iona, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1906. He died on 4 March 1910, in Gridley, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, Gridley, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Southworth III
1842–1910
Agnes Caldwell
1847–1924
Marriage: 1 January 1865
Margaret Ann Southworth
1865–1942
Agnes Abigail Southworth
1867–1943
Rosilla Elizabeth Southworth
1869–1965
Chester Nathaniel Southworth
1872–1879
Mary May Southworth
1874–1958
Effie Southworth
1877–1879
Joseph Leslie Southworth
1879–1892
Horace Southworth
1882–1958
William Caldwell Southworth
1884–1957
Newell Parley Southworth
1887–1972
Jeana Aldora Southworth
1889–1978
Thomas Sylvester Southworth
1892–1953
Veara Southworth
1896–1995

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1865Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 21
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Southworth in Winwick (Lancashire), from Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Suthard
    Sudderth
    Southwood
    Southward
    Suddith
    Suddarth
    Suddeth
    Sudduth
    Suddreth
    Suddath
    Suthers

    Story Highlight

    Chester & Agnes Southworth

    Agnes Caldwell & Chester Southworth CHILDREN: Margaret [Perkins], Agnes Abigail, Rosilla [Osborn], Chester (who died in 1879 as a child), Mary [Anderson], Effie (died 1879 of diphthe …

    Sources (46)

    • Chester Southworth in entry for William Caldwell Southworth, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Chester Jonthworth in household of Chester Jonthworth, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Chester Southworth, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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