Robert Easton

19 August 1821–25 May 1887 (Age 65)
Old Monkland, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Easton was born on 19 August 1821, in Old Monkland, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Easton, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Laird, was 26. He married Margaret Lindsay on 22 October 1842, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 25 May 1887, in Greenville, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Easton
1821–1887
Agness Miller
1838–1924
Marriage: 21 March 1857
Mary Elizabeth Easton
1858–1883
Margaret Agnes Easton
1861–1933
David James Easton
1864–1866
Charles Robert Easton
1867–1875
George Miller Easton
1870–1950
John Easton
1872–1872
William Joseph Easton
1874–1951
Rosetta Jane Easton
1877–1890
Lorenzo Pratt Easton
1880–1953

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  • Marriage
    21 March 1857Greenville, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.
    Age 1
    The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
    Age 22
    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England called Easton ‘the eastern village, estate, or manor’ (Berkshire, Cumberland, East Yorkshire, Hampshire, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Somerset, Wiltshire), as well as from Easton (Peeblesshire) or Easton near Bathgate (West Lothian) in Scotland. The name may also arise from any of the places called Easton which have different etymologies, in Devon, Essex, and Northamptonshire. Easton in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfrīc (Old English ælf ‘elf’ + rīc ‘power’) or Athelrīc (Old English athel ‘noble’ + rīc ‘power’). Easton Neston in Northamptonshire arises from Old English Ēadstānestūn ‘settlement of Ēadstān’, a personal name composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity, riches’ + stān ‘stone’. Great and Little Easton in Essex are from the Old English personal name Æga + stān(as) ‘stone(s)’.English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English (bi) este(n) tune (Old English be ēastan tūne), denoting someone who lived at the east end of a village, or from Middle English atte(n) este(n) tune ‘at (the place to) the east of the village’, a type of formation particular to Sussex. Compare Weston , Sutton , and Outen .English: from the Middle English personal name Estan (Old English Ēadstān, from ēad ‘prosperity’ + stān ‘stone’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Heaston
    Weston
    Eastin
    Esten

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    Sources (27)

    • Robert Easton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Robert Easton in entry for Agnes Miller Easton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robt Easton, "United States Census, 1860"

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