John William Utley


Brief Life History of John William

When John William Utley was born in 1844, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Merrill Hornsby Utley, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Gunter, was 24. He married Mrs. Sarah A. Utley about 1875, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cape Fear Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Harve Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1880.

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John William Utley
Mrs. Sarah A. Utley
Marriage: about 1875
Mary M. Utley

Sources (4)

  • William Utley in household of Meril Utley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John W Utley in household of Merrell Utley, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1875Arkansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 29

    Historical Boundaries - 1873: Faulkner, Arkansas, United States

    about 1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age NaN

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Utley in Keighley (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Utta + Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’.

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

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