John Darrington

30 May 1850–6 December 1920 (Age 70)
Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Darrington was born on 30 May 1850, in Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Bird, was 21 and his mother, Ann Darrington, was 19. He married Sarah Jane Lowe on 23 November 1879, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 6 December 1920, in Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Elba Grandview Cemetery, Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Darrington
Sarah Maria Perry
Marriage: 8 February 1887
Edward Darrington
Sarah Jane Darrington
May Marie Darrington
Matilda Ann Darrington
Lorenzo Darrington
George Amos Darrington
LeRoy Darrington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1887Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries 1871: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1883: Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Cassia, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Darrington in Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Darni(n)tone ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with a man called Dēornōth.'.

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

    Story Highlight

    John Darrington compiled and edited by Denise Darrington

    John Darrington 1850-1920 From a history written by his son, Peter Clark Darrington John Darrington was born at Eynesbury, Huntingdon, England on 30 Ma …

    Sources (44)

    • John Darrington in household of Charles Darrington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Jno Darrington, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Darrington in entry for Matilda Ann Darrington Whitaker, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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