Joseph Argyle Jr.

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Argyle Jr. was born on 25 February 1842, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Argyle Sr, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Finch, was 17. He married Ellen Taylor Holroyd on 28 September 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 8 February 1927, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Argyle Jr.
1842–1927
Ellen Taylor Holroyd
1850–1939
Marriage: 28 September 1867
Joseph Hyrum Argyle
1868–1950
Thomas Holroyd Argyle
1870–1947
Benjamin Holroyd Argyle
1873–1941
Robert Holroyd Argyle
1875–1929
William Holroyd Argyle
1877–1953
Jesse Holroyd Argyle
1880–1955
Mary Ellen Argyle
1882–1965
Delpha Holroyd Argyle
1885–1885
Adelbert Holroyd Argyle
1885–1960
Dina May Argyle
1887–1964
Anne Argyle
1889–1889
Hazel Holroyd Argyle
1891–1972
Emeline Holroyd Argyle
1893–1980

Sources (66)

  • James Argile, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Argyle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Utah, Select Marriages, 1887-1966

World Events (8)

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1846

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

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English erguil(e), a variant of Middle English orguil(e), Old French orguel ‘pride, arrogance’, hence the variation of Argill and Argile with Orgill . Alternatively, perhaps a variant of Arkell , with voicing of k to g. No evidence has been found to support the idea that this is a habitational name from Argyll, the county of southwestern Scotland, though folk etymology to this effect may be partly responsible for the modern spelling of the surname.

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

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John Pack Camp West Bountiful Davis County Life Sketch of Joseph Argyle, Jr. Born February 25, 1842 Died February 8, 1927 The Life Of Joseph Argyle, Jr. On the 25th day of February in 1842 in Bir …

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