Francis Greenwood Broadbent

1839–23 April 1917 (Age 78)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Francis Greenwood

When Francis Greenwood Broadbent was born in 1839, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Broadbent, was 28 and his mother, Mary Greenwood, was 28. He married Sarah Frances Steers on 24 December 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Mason, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 23 April 1917, in Leavitt, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 78, and was buried in Leavitt, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Francis Greenwood Broadbent
1839–1917
Sarah Frances Steers
1838–1919
Marriage: 24 December 1860
William Francis Broadbent
1862–1865
John Howell Broadbent
1863–1864
Sarah Frances Broadbent
1865–1960
Elijah Steers Broadbent
1867–1953
Charles Franklin Broadbent
1869–1958
Levi Delmar Broadbent
1872–1936
Hyrum Broadbent
1875–1959
Eliza Charlotte Broadbent
1877–1973
Maude Elizabeth Broadbent
1880–1906

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 3
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1843
    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1869
    Age 30
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    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brād ‘broad’ (see Broad ) + beonet ‘bent grass’.English: occasionally a variant of B roadbelt, from Middle English brod, brad ‘wide, broad’ + belt ‘belt, girdle’, used for a stout man, i.e. someone who wore a ‘broad belt’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Broad

    Story Highlight

    Hyrum Broadbent WWI Story

    Transcribed from Hyrum Broadbent’s recorded testimony: About this time [1918] I was assigned to an advanced transport section. Our job was to keep ammunitions up to the front lines for the machine …

    Sources (36)

    • Francis Broadbent in entry for Elijah Stears Broadbent, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Francis G Broadbent, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Francis in entry for Jno Howell Broadbent, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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