Alice Grafton Heywood

1 December 1847–27 May 1853 (Age 5)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Grafton

When Alice Grafton Heywood was born on 1 December 1847, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Leland Heywood, was 32 and her mother, Sarepta Maria Blodgett, was 24. She died on 27 May 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Leland Heywood
Sarepta Maria Blodgett
Frank Talcot Heywood
Alice Grafton Heywood
Omer Badigee Heywood
Sarah Ida Heywood
Benjamin Blodgett Heywood
Lucretia Leland Heywood
Joseph Leland Heywood Jr

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World Events (3)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 1
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.
1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
Age 1
On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
Age 3
On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Haywood .

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

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Sources (9)

  • Alice G Heywood in household of Joseph L Heywood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Graften Alice Heywood, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Grafton Alice Heywood, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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