Rebecca England

31 January 1825–18 September 1917 (Age 92)
Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca England was born on 31 January 1825, in Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William England, was 26 and her mother, Sophia Bradford, was 27. She married Jacob Herdman Embleton on 30 May 1852, in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Mendon, Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 September 1917, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Herdman Embleton
Rebecca England
Marriage: 30 May 1852
John William Embleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1852Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 8
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 25
    The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: ethnic name ( see English 1).2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’.3 Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Memories of my sister, Mozeine, by Laveda Pilkington Griffiths

    "Mozeine was the baby of the family. She was fun to take care of because she was so tiny with beautiful golden curls, she was just like a little doll. I would take her in a little go-cart of buggy wit …

    Sources (14)

    • Rebecca Hardman in household of Joseph Hardman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rebekah Embleton in household of Jacob Embleton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Rebecca Hardman in household of Joseph Hardman, "United States Census, 1900"

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