John France Fereday

Brief Life History of John France

When John France Fereday was born on 24 May 1850, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Fereday, was 29 and his mother, Martha Lewis, was 23. He married Eliza Pratt in 1867, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 22 September 1893, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John France Fereday
Susan Emily King
Marriage: 25 October 1875
Mary Elizabeth Fereday
John Edward Fereday
Victor Fereday
Charles Fernando Fereday
Emily Maud Fereday
Martha Fereday
Roy Fereday
Horace Fereday

Sources (18)

  • John Fereday in household of John Fereday, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John France Fereday - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: John France Fereday
  • John F. Fereday, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


The cemetery has been a final resting place since the first burial in 1853. The cemetery was officially established in 1868

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.

Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearadhaigh (see Ferry 1).

English: variant of Vardy .

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

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Story Highlight

Information on John Fereday in Horace Fereday 1893-1972 Written by Maurice Fereday

Horace Fereday 1893-1972 At the request of Jeffrey Fereday, the oldest son of my oldest brother Russell, I will attempt to set down the facts and impressions as I recall of my father. Data was from t …

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