Charles Gale

9 April 1822–1 November 1903 (Age 81)
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Gale was born on 9 April 1822, in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Gale, was 44 and his mother, Anna Marie Woodford, was 34. He married Emily Blake on 8 April 1844, in Eling, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1863 and lived in Eling, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 1 November 1903, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Gale
Amanda Jane Cloward
Marriage: 6 December 1869
Emily Jane Gale
Charles Edward Gale
George Henry Gale
Martha Gale
Sarah Gale
Anna Mary May Gale
William Thomas Gale
John Samuel Gale
Ethel Viola Gale
Louie Irene Gale
James Raymond Gale
Hattie Elizabeth Gale

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 5
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French gal, gale, galle ‘cock, cockerel’.English: habitational name from a minor place called with either Middle English gale, gagel (Old English gagel) ‘bog myrtle’, or with Middle English gale ‘fishery paying dues to the lord’ (Old English gafol ‘tax’?) such as Gale in Bickington (Devon) and The Gale, the name of a fishery in Ham and Stone (Gloucestershire).English: topographic name from Middle English gale, gail (Old Norse geil) ‘ravine, narrow lane’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Gale in Littleborough, Rochdale (Lancashire), or possibly High Gale in Tatham or Tunstall (Lancashire). With the sense ‘narrow lane’ it is found in several street names in medieval York.

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

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    History of Charles Gale Pioneer of 1863, Written by Jennie Gale Sasine

    Charles Gale, my grandfather, was born April 19, 1822 in Brockenhurst Hampshire England. His parents were Charles Gale, who was born in 1777 in Brockenhurst Hampshire England, and Ann Marie Woodford, …

    Sources (27)

    • Charles Gale, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charles Gale, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Charles Gale in entry for Charles E. Gale, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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