John Hindley

1 October 1820–27 December 1886 (Age 66)
Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Hindley was born on 1 October 1820, in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hindley, was 18 and his mother, Mary Seddon Lemox, was 22. He married Mary Ann Stubbs in January 1839, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 27 December 1886, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hindley
Jane Charters Robinson
Marriage: 19 February 1856
Esther Jane Hindley
Eleanor Edith Hindley
Mary Helena Hindley
John Robinson Hindley
Thomas Stubbs Hindley
Anna Elizabeth Hindley
James Ernest Hindley
William Henry Hindley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 23
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire): habitational name from Hindley (Lancashire) or possibly Hiendley (Yorkshire), both from Old English hind ‘hind, female deer’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

    Story Highlight

    The Story of the Life of my Parents, Thomas Jefferson Eastmond and Esther Jane Hindley by Jennie Eastmond Johnson

    My father, Thomas Jefferson Eastmond, who was known as Jeff, was born on March 24, 1851, at Richmond, Staten Island, New York. His parents had joined the church before they were married, when his fath …

    Sources (86)

    • John Hindley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Hindley in entry for John Robinson Hindley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Hindley in household of Thomas Hindley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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