John Darrington

Brief Life History of John

When John Darrington was born on 30 May 1850, in Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Bird, was 22 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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John Darrington
Sarah Maria Perry
Marriage: 8 February 1887
Hannah Elizabeth Stokes
Lillie Velety Stokes
Edward Darrington
Sarah Jane Darrington
May Marie Darrington
Matilda Ann Darrington
Lorenzo Darrington
George Amos Darrington
LeRoy Darrington

Sources (47)

  • John Darrington in household of Charles Darrington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Darrington, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Jno Darrington, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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1854 · The Crimean War

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.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


EARLIEST KNOWN GRAVE: John H. Parish BIRTH 4 Aug 1874 Elba, Cassia County, Idaho, USA DEATH 4 Aug 1874 Elba, Cassia County, Idaho, USA BURIAL Elba Grandview Cemetery Elba, Cassia County, Idaho, USA PLOT 32 MEMORIAL ID 18624907

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.

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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 …

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