Joseph Ayres

about 1798–26 January 1856 (Age 58)
Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

Joseph Ayres was born about 1798, in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Thornton on 3 December 1821, in Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 26 January 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ayres
Mary Thornton
Marriage: 3 December 1821
Mary Ann Ayers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1821Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 3
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 17
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ayers .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (7)

    • Joseph Ayrs in entry for Mary Ann Ayrs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Joseph Eyres, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Joseph Ayres, "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"

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