Orson Wasden

27 September 1851–22 February 1933 (Age 81)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Orson

When Orson Wasden was born on 27 September 1851, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Wasden, was 30 and his mother, Mary Coucom, was 35. He married Anna Marie Brown on 2 August 1875. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Aston cum Aughton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 22 February 1933, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Wasden
Anna Marie Brown
Marriage: 2 August 1875
Annie Arilla Wasden
Mary Elizabeth Wasden
Ellen Caroline Wasden
Orson Earl Wasden
Elner Brooks Wasden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1875
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 12
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): possibly a variant of Woolston .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Memories of Fredrick and Anna Marie Esklund Wasden

    By Granddaughter Lola May Wasden Brown 1981 I loved my Grandpa and Grandma Wasden so very much. I have many fond memories of them and they years of our childhood in the little town of Scipio, Millar …

    Sources (23)

    • Orson Wasden in household of Thomas Wasden, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Orson Wasden in entry for Orson Earl Wasden and Norma M Brown, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Orson Wasden in entry for Annie M. Brown Wasden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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