John France Fereday

Male24 May 1850–22 September 1893

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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Family Time Line

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 (16)

  • John Fereday in household of John Fereday, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Fereday in entry for Roy Fereday, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • John Fereday in household of John Fereday, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 13

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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