Nancy Broadbent

18 May 1842–12 January 1889 (Age 46)
Hurst, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Broadbent was born on 18 May 1842, in Hurst, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Broadbent, was 31 and her mother, Mary Greenwood, was 31. She married Hyrum Pearse Folsom on 29 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mason, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and St Thomas, Lincoln, Nevada, United States in 1870. She died on 12 January 1889, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Pearse Folsom
Nancy Broadbent
Marriage: 29 December 1866
Grace Amelia Folsom
Hyrum Burdette Folsom
Hugh Broadbent Folsom
Guy Broadbent Folsom
Aaron Broadbent Folsom
Paul Broadbent Folsom
Mark Broadbent Folsom
Ida Broadbent Folsom
Mary Ella Folsom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 8
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 17
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    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.

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    Nancy Broadbent

    LIFE OF NANCY BROADBENT Nancy Broadbent was born May 18, 1842, in Ashton, Lancaster, England. Her parents were William Broadbent and Mary Greenwood. She had two brothers, and four sisters. Her …

    Sources (41)

    • Annie Folsom in household of Hyrum Folsom, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Annie L. Folsom in entry for Hyrum Pearse Folsom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Folsom in household of H Folsom, "United States Census, 1870"

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